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(From Press Trust of India)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (PTI) In a change of strategy to eliminate polio virus from the country, the Indian Ministry of Health has decided to use a "tailormade" vaccine against the virus that was responsible for most of the new polio cases.
The vaccine - Monovalent Oral Polio Vaccine - was found very sucessful against Type 1 virus which led to change in strategy to administer the vaccine in western Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Mumbai's Thane district in next two rounds, sources in the Ministry said.
Majority of the polio cases reported last year were caused due to the same virus. Type 2 and Type 3 virus which earlier contributed in …