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Born in Australia on 1 April 1899, Macnamara realised while growing up during World War I that she wanted “to be of some use in the world”.

Independent Mar 31 2020 - 09:34

The polio generation grew up with images of people in iron lungs and children in leg callipers, the memory of the previous polio epidemic in 1925 t

Stuff.co.nz Mar 30 2020 - 16:43

As Wythe County hunkers down with the rest of the country to ride out the coronavirus pandemic and hopefully slow its progress, many can’t help but

The Roanoke Times Mar 30 2020 - 12:55

Listen to Eiléan Ní Chuilleanéin's The Polio Epidemic, read by Poetry Programme host Olivia O'Leary, and set to a series of haunting imag

RTE Online Mar 30 2020 - 06:25

At the age of 25 in the 1950's, Vetter said polio crept into her body. "I was very lucky," Vetter said.

Green Bay-Appleton WBAY-TV on MSN.com Mar 29 2020 - 17:29

According to the World Health Organization (WHO,) polio vaccines have helped reduce cases of the disease from more than 350,000 in 125 endemic coun

Toronto Sun Mar 29 2020 - 08:19

Those who had the debilitating condition urge people to be resilient in this current crisis.

BBC Mar 28 2020 - 23:41

As a result, the total number of polio cases in the country has crossed 30 so far this year.

Dawn Mar 28 2020 - 20:04

But that was a big part of what made polio so scary, she said: the unknowns.

Tulsa World Mar 28 2020 - 17:00

According to the World Health Organization (WHO,) polio vaccines have helped reduce cases of the disease from more than 350,000 in 125 endemic coun

Toronto Sun Mar 28 2020 - 14:10

Lately, City Councilor David Conway has been thinking about 1953: the year he was diagnosed with polio.

The Lowell Sun Mar 28 2020 - 13:50

In the 1950s, the polio virus terrified American families. Parents tried “social distancing”—ineffectively and out of fear.

History Mar 27 2020 - 12:48

The new polio vaccine has passed its first human tests on 90 children and adults with flying colors.

Arizona Daily Star Mar 27 2020 - 11:42

Less than a century ago, polio was one of the most feared diseases in the United States, paralyzing and killing young people and leaving parents to

Richmond Mar 26 2020 - 08:07

The fear and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic may feel new to many of us.

The National Interest Mar 26 2020 - 03:14

The fear and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic may feel new to many of us.

YAHOO! Mar 25 2020 - 17:15

Veteran singer Asha Bhosle has shared a hopeful message for the country as it fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Hindustan Times Mar 25 2020 - 03:40

India led the world in eradicating two silent killers and eliminating them from the country

Deccan Chronicle Mar 24 2020 - 04:12

Before a vaccine arrived in the 1950s, polio had the US scared and quarantined.

USA Today Mar 23 2020 - 13:04

The closures and cancellations bring back memories of the polio epidemic in the 1930s.

The Canberra Times Mar 23 2020 - 06:00

Four Russian scientists watch Dr.

Times Free Press Mar 21 2020 - 09:09

'Now as an old man, the fear I have of the coronavirus striking my family, friends, and the nation must be close to what my parents must have

Washington Post Mar 21 2020 - 04:08

Before a vaccine arrived in the 1950s, polio had the US scared and quarantined.

USA Today Mar 21 2020 - 03:03

My Aunt Cecelia was just beginning the eighth grade when it happened.

Omaha.com Mar 20 2020 - 22:38

Janet Gaudet was seven years old when her school closed in the early 1940s because of the polio epidemic.

cbc.ca on MSN.com Mar 20 2020 - 08:04

Dozens of polio outbreaks in the past few years have been linked to a polio vaccine that many nations abandoned in 2016.

Nature Mar 20 2020 - 06:58

ISLAMABAD: Polio teams busy in inoculation of children are also spreading awareness about precautionary and preventive measures against the coronav

The Express Tribune Mar 19 2020 - 17:17

The re-emergence of paralytic polio caused by mutated poliovirus derived from the OPV2 has been a major obstacle to achieving polio eradication acr

EurekAlert! Mar 19 2020 - 11:02

My Aunt Cecelia was just beginning the eighth grade when it happened.

Portland Press Herald Mar 19 2020 - 01:14

PESHAWAR: The health department postponed an anti-polio campaign in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the c

The Express Tribune Mar 18 2020 - 22:50

As the region responds to the spread of Covid-19, Frances Highsted has been reminded of the country's 1948 polio epidemic.

Stuff.co.nz Mar 18 2020 - 18:05

TIMERGARA: The Lower Dir district health officer Dr Shaukat Ali confirmed that a new case of polio type II has been detected in Khall Koz Kaly.

ReliefWeb Mar 17 2020 - 23:49

RAWALPINDI: A total of 145,073 children were vaccinated on the second day of the polio immunisation drive in the district and a new list of refusal

Dawn on MSN.com Mar 17 2020 - 17:00

While the idea of self-isolation is new for most of us, one Marlborough man remembers being in quarantine more than 75 years ago, during the polio

Stuff.co.nz Mar 17 2020 - 09:09

The next morning, her legs gave out as she tried to get out of bed. By that evening, she was so weak she could barely move.

TribLIVE.com Mar 17 2020 - 05:56

Global Polio Vaccine Market Research Report 2015-2025 is latest research study released by HTF MI evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities

MarketWatch Mar 17 2020 - 03:43

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Chicago Tribune Mar 16 2020 - 21:07

TIMERGARA: The district health officer, Dr Shaukat Ali, on Monday confirmed that a new case of polio type II was detected in Khall Koz Kally area o

Dawn Mar 16 2020 - 19:40

QUETTA: A five-day vaccination campaign against polio will begin in 20 districts of Balochistan on Monday (today) during which more than 1.2 millio

Dawn Mar 16 2020 - 17:12

The next morning, her legs gave out as she tried to get out of bed. By that evening, she was so weak she could barely move.

Casper Star-Tribune Mar 16 2020 - 14:01

Clues on how to fight the coronavirus lie within history’s past epidemics, including devastating outbreaks of polio.

WBUR Mar 16 2020 - 09:26

According to details, more than 306850 children up to five years of age would be administered anti-polio drops during the four-day campaign startin

Daily Times Mar 16 2020 - 02:08

KARACHI: The Sindh Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for polio has confirmed a new polio case in Naushero Feroze district on Saturday.

The Express Tribune Mar 14 2020 - 22:09

A boy receives polio vaccine drops, during an anti-polio campaign, in a low-income neighbourhood in Karachi, Pakistan.

Geo News Mar 14 2020 - 21:38

ISLAMABAD: Another polio case has been reported from Sindh, taking the total tally for the current year to 30, which is around four times as much f

Dawn Mar 14 2020 - 19:18

As per details, the girl, who was diagnosed with the poliovirus, was previously administered polio vaccine during the anti-polio campaign.

Daily Times Mar 14 2020 - 16:35

To educate the American public about earlier health crises, PBS is currently streaming a 1998 documentary on the 1918 influenza epidemic, and on Ma

Forbes Mar 14 2020 - 10:50

To educate the American public about earlier health crises, PBS is currently streaming a 1998 documentary on the 1918 influenza epidemic, and on Ma

Forbes Mar 14 2020 - 10:50

Abuja, 13 March 2020 – The African region completes a critical step towards wild polio eradication as the independent commission to decide on the A

World Health Organization Mar 14 2020 - 03:07

Sindh Emergency Operation Centre for polio has confirmed one new polio case for the year 2020 in District Nuashero Feroz on Saturday.

The Express Tribune Mar 14 2020 - 02:38