Kathleen O'Reilly

Assistant Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Expertise: Epidemiology, Vaccines, Infectious diseases



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New York Times accurately reports vaccine-derived polio outbreaks caused by low vaccine coverage

in New York Times, by Associated Press

— 02 Dec 2019

"The content of the article is correct: attenuated polio strain type 2 contained in the oral vaccine can – in very rare cases – mutate and cause disease in under-immunized pers..