Study suggests where polio remains a threat, 2 kinds of vaccine protect children better than 1

  • by: LAURAN NEERGAARD , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 21, 2014 - 2:15 PM

WASHINGTON — New research suggests a one-two punch could help battle polio in some of the world's most remote and strife-torn regions: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who've already swallowed drops of an oral polio vaccine greatly boosted their immunity.

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