Poliomyelitis Vaccination in Tropical Countries

  • W. C. Cockburn
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 31)


It has been demonstrated on a number of occasions in recent years that so far as poliomyelitis is concerned the world is divided sharply into the have-nots and the haves. The highly developed countries, mainly in the temperate climates, are the have-nots and the developing areas are the haves.


Breast Milk Local Immunity Mass Campaign Paralytic Poliomyelitis Incidence Country 
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  • W. C. Cockburn
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  1. 1.World Health OrganizationGenevaSwitzerland

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