The vaccination division of Sanofi Sanofi Pasteur launched an injectable inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) under the name ShanIPV on Friday. The drug was launched by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. The vaccine will be manufactured by SanofiPasteur's affiliate Shantha Biotechnics based in Hyderabad. The new launched vaccine is a trivalent inactivated injectable polio vaccine. The company plans to manufacture enough vaccines to meet the demand by the end of 2016. Both the vaccines Imovax Polio of Sanofi Pasteur and ShanIPV of Shantha will be distributed all over India through UNICEF. Know how combined vaccines are more effective against polio.