Question of The Day28-10-2020

Which of the following vaccine is effective against the Poliomyelitis virus and used to treat Polio disease?

Answer

Correct Answer : d ) Salk vaccine

Explanation :

Vaccines are effective against the following diseases –

Vaccines

Diseases

BCG

Tuberculosis

TAB

Typhoid

DPT

Diphtheria, Pertussis (whooping cough), Tetanus

Salk

Polio

 

Polio is a viral disease that affects the nervous system and can cause paralysis. Every year World Polio Day is celebrated on 24 October to mark the birth anniversary of Jonas Salk, who led the team that made the first vaccine against poliomyelitis virus.

So, the correct answer is (d).

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