Govt lab retest confirms polio strain’s presence in Bio-Med samples2 min read 19 Mar 2019, 01:00 AM IST
The polio type 2 strain, believed to have been eradicated in 2016, emerged in the oral samples of Bio-Med
Samples of Bio-Med’s polio vaccine were sent for retesting after the firm challenged the initial test results
New Delhi: A government laboratory has confirmed the presence of polio-2 virus, a strain that was believed to have been eradicated from India in 2016, in oral vaccine samples made by Bio-Med Pvt. Ltd, raising concerns that the contaminated samples may have put children at risk.
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