Poliomyelitis is primarily a disease of infancy and childhood. However it can be contracted at any age. The paralysis and mortality is highest in the first 5 years of age. Therefore immunization should be completed early in life and Biopolio® ,Poliomyelitis Vaccine Live, (oral) is for active immunization of infants and children against Poliomyelitis.
Bharat Biotech proudly claims that 7500 lakh doses of Biopolio® have been dispensed through National Immunisation Programme, which is a primary factor for India being no longer Polio endemic