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Newsday Aug 17 2019 - 13:37

Members of Makuntiri community in Bunkure Local Government Area of Kano State, on Friday gave reasons for chasing away health workers drafted to co

The Punch Newspapers Aug 16 2019 - 12:27

HYDERABAD: Sairam, a polio-affected fourth standard student from Godavarikhani, met TRS working president KT Rama Rao on Wednesday and thanked him

The New Indian Express Aug 14 2019 - 16:18

Victims of Polio in Niger have called on the state government to fund its association to enable members move into the hinterlands to enlighten the

The Punch Newspapers Aug 14 2019 - 02:10

No fewer than 300,000 residents of Galuwyi community, off Mpape, in the Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, have been vacci

The Punch Newspapers Aug 13 2019 - 16:02

A rare and mysterious illness capable of causing paralysis in young children is growing in the United States, and doctors say the clock is ticking

Fox News Aug 10 2019 - 02:08

D I KHAN: The district administration in Dera Ismail (DI) Khan has called for adopting collective efforts to help eradicate polio from society.

The Express Tribune Aug 8 2019 - 19:39

Nigeria is one of the last bastions of polio in the world.

BBC Aug 8 2019 - 05:50

THE effects of the harmful rumours that spread like wildfire during the anti-polio vaccination campaign a few months ago are really being felt now.

Dawn Aug 7 2019 - 19:16

PESHAWAR: About five new cases of polio were reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa increasing the total number of victims of the crippling disease to 41 i

Pakistan Today Aug 7 2019 - 08:49

ISLAMABAD: Amid propaganda against polio vaccine and frequent refusals by parents to inoculate their children against the virus, five more polio ca

Dawn Aug 7 2019 - 03:32

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has seen a drastic surge in polio cases this year, with five more children being affected with the virus in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The New Indian Express Aug 7 2019 - 03:31

The youngest victim to polio is merely 22-months-old. While polio is highly infectious, it is easily preventable by the polio vaccine.

Deccan Chronicle Aug 7 2019 - 03:27

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, yesterday, said it was a shame that the state recorded 50 per cent new polio cases in Nigeria, vowi

AllAfrica.com Aug 7 2019 - 02:11

Informants have penetrated inaccessible areas occupied by the ISIS-linked sect, vaccinating many of the 66,000 children in the northern state of Bo

NBC News Aug 7 2019 - 01:42

PESHAWAR: In an alarming development, five more cases have been reported from three districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Middle East North Africa Financial Network Aug 7 2019 - 00:48

Ilorin—Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, yesterday, said it was a shame that the state recorded 50 per cent new polio cases in Nigeri

Vanguard Aug 6 2019 - 21:52

Q: What's the latest on the new children's disease that's kind of like polio?

Erie Times-News Aug 5 2019 - 23:21

ISLAMABAD: The health department has initiated micro planning for the new anti-polio campaign according to which, children who could not be vaccina

The Express Tribune Aug 4 2019 - 23:56

Q: What’s the latest on the new children’s disease that’s kind of like polio?

Citizen's Voice Aug 4 2019 - 21:09

QUETTA: Yet another polio case in Balochistan was reported by health officials on Saturday.

Dawn Aug 3 2019 - 19:34

The provincial health department confirmed that another polio case has been detected in the province.

Daily Times Aug 3 2019 - 13:28

Another polio case has surfaced in Balochistan, with a five-month-old baby from Killa Abdullah falling prey to the virus this time.

WION Aug 3 2019 - 09:47

DOHA: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has recently completed the monitoring of the second July polio vaccination campaign in Syria.

Middle East North Africa Financial Network Aug 3 2019 - 05:02

QUETTA: Sometimes a single mistake changes everything and you regret making it for the rest of your life.

The Express Tribune Aug 3 2019 - 02:57

Mr Olanrewaju Johnson is the Head of Department, Computer Science, Federal Polytechnic, Ile-Oluji, Ondo State.

The Punch Newspapers Aug 2 2019 - 16:07

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Arab News Aug 2 2019 - 02:18

The Pakistani Taliban has warned people in the tribal district of North Waziristan not to play loud music and administer polio vaccination to their

The Hindu Aug 1 2019 - 09:30

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative was launched in 1988.

India Times Aug 1 2019 - 03:26

Aisha Shuaibu Mohammed holds the oral and injectable polio vaccines A group of volunteer community mobilizers getting trained by a senior member of

NBC News on MSN.com Aug 1 2019 - 02:15

UNICEF and volunteers, mostly young mothers, have spearheaded vaccination efforts that many experts believe will soon lead to a polio-free Nigeria.

NBC News Aug 1 2019 - 01:25

ISLAMABAD: The banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has warned people against playing loud music, polio vaccination and women going out without

The New Indian Express Jul 31 2019 - 15:57

PESHAWAR: With as many as 19 of the 28 polio cases reported in the province being confirmed in Bannu district, it has emerged that over 25,000 chil

The Express Tribune Jul 30 2019 - 00:27

Donations from 1963 York County polio clinics fund medical school loans today Through investments and additional contributions that trust fund now

YDR Jul 29 2019 - 07:16

Papua New Guinea is close to being declared Polio free again.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Jul 29 2019 - 02:14

LAHORE: As polio cases continue to appear across Pakistan, the undaunted commitment of female polio workers is a bulwark against the latest surge i

Geo News Jul 29 2019 - 01:35

In the just-concluded polio campaign, 978,118 children under age five were vaccinated, surpassing the target of 883,822.

The Star Jul 28 2019 - 17:06

The Lagos State Government will begin another round of immunisation of millions of children across the state today (Monday).

The Punch Newspapers Jul 28 2019 - 16:09

At least 978,118 children have been vaccinated against polio in Nairobi.

The Standard Digital Jul 28 2019 - 14:00

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The Atlantic Jul 28 2019 - 05:09

National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) of Pakistan on Friday confirmed one new polio case each in Quetta and Banno provinces.

Medindia Jul 27 2019 - 22:36

Islamabad, July 27 : The National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) of Pakistan on Friday confirmed the registration of one new polio case each in

New Kerala Jul 27 2019 - 15:10

Investigations conducted by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and partners have established that no child in the Tamale metropolis has been identified

Ghanaweb.com Jul 27 2019 - 08:17

ISLAMABAD: National Emergence Operation Centre (NEOC) on Polio Friday confirmed two new polio cases from Quetta and Bannu.

Business Recorder Jul 26 2019 - 17:19

ISLAMABAD: The National Emergence Operation Centre (NEOC) on Friday confirmed two new polio cases from Quetta and Bannu.

Pakistan Today Jul 26 2019 - 11:55

The second synchronized Horn of Africa cross-border polio coordination and micro planning meeting which was organized for district level health off

Africanews Jul 26 2019 - 02:41

There’s a piece of warning recently released by the centres for disease control and prevention for all parents in living in the USA.

CSO Jul 25 2019 - 01:41

LAHORE: Shadbagh police on Wednesday arrested a former union council chairman and his nephew for harassing and beating a team of polio workers.

Dawn Jul 24 2019 - 19:28

As Trump mentioned in his remarks earlier this week in Washington, Pakistani children live in one of the last places in the world still grappling w

The News International Jul 24 2019 - 17:28

As Trump mentioned in his remarks earlier this week in Washington, Pakistani children live in one of the last places in the world still grappling w

The News International Jul 24 2019 - 09:27