Modeling poliovirus risks and the legacy of polio eradication

Risk Anal. 2013 Apr;33(4):505-15. doi: 10.1111/risa.12030. Epub 2013 Mar 28.


This introduction to the special issue on modeling poliovirus risks provides context about historical efforts to manage polioviruses and reviews the insights from models developed to support risk management and policy development. Following an overview of the contents of the special issue, the introduction explores the road ahead and offers perspective on the legacy of polio eradication.

Publication types

  • Introductory Journal Article
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Poliomyelitis / epidemiology
  • Poliomyelitis / prevention & control*
  • Poliovirus Vaccines / administration & dosage*
  • Risk Assessment


  • Poliovirus Vaccines