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At least 11,000 health care workers of Pakistan anti-polio campaign, who were also mobilised to fight the coronavirus, have lost their jobs since J

Webindia 123 Aug 11 2020 - 18:57

To build immunity amongst susceptible children, vaccinators will go door-to-door during this campaign to administer the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) to

ReliefWeb Aug 11 2020 - 18:22

Polio vaccinations campaigns have resumed in Afghanistan and Pakistan, months after having been severely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN

Scoop Aug 11 2020 - 15:11

The federal government has decided to launch anti-polio immunization campaign in the country ahead of the month of Muharram from August 13 over sec

Daily Times Aug 11 2020 - 13:31

Pakistan and Afghanistan have restarted Polio vaccinations after their campaigns were interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic months ago, the United N

UPI.com Aug 11 2020 - 09:54

Polio immunization campaigns have resumed in Afghanistan and Pakistan – the last two polio-endemic countries in the world – months after COVID-19 l

ReliefWeb Aug 11 2020 - 06:28

The polio immunisation campaigns have resumed in Pakistan and Afghanistan after the coronavirus lockdown had hampered the vaccination process in th

News18 on MSN.com Aug 11 2020 - 00:10

Oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) segment is anticipated to hold largest market share. Asia-Pacific is expected to have largest market share.

MarketWatch Aug 10 2020 - 11:20

The coronavirus pandemic isn't the first time an illness has disrupted schooling.

The Conversation Aug 9 2020 - 04:19

The CDC warns that we may soon experience a peak in cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a condition similar to polio that strikes the nervous sy

Healthline Aug 7 2020 - 14:49

Parents and pediatricians need to be on the lookout in the coming months for a rare, paralyzing condition that affects young children, the Centers

HealthLeaders Media Aug 7 2020 - 06:20

The CDC is calling on parents and grandparents to recognize the symptoms of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a rare but life-threatening disease in ki

AARP Aug 6 2020 - 15:11

Don Ray Smith, now 72, replays moments in his mind about his twin brother's ordeal with polio and what effect it has had on him.

Courier-Journal Aug 6 2020 - 03:19

In 2018, a dozen New York children were diagnosed with or suspected of having the potentially deadly illness known as AFM.

YAHOO! Aug 5 2020 - 18:07

Scientists say it’s possible that mask wearing, school closures and others measures designed to stop spread of the coronavirus may also hamper spre

Chicago Tribune Aug 5 2020 - 10:20

But some health experts say precautions such as mask-wearing and school closures could help minimize the risk of acute flaccid myelitis, a neurolog

Kaiser Health News Aug 5 2020 - 10:16

Even while the country struggles with the coronavirus pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Tuesday that an outbreak of a

Penn Live Aug 5 2020 - 07:14

The pandemic is dominating public health work right now, but officials are trying to draw attention to the polio-like condition they call acute fla

The Boston Globe Aug 5 2020 - 02:06

If left untreated, the condition can cause permanent paralysis and life-threatening complications from respiratory failure.

Newsweek Aug 5 2020 - 00:57

Health experts once thought 2020 might be the worst year yet for a rare paralyzing disease that has been hitting U.S.

KHOU 11 Aug 4 2020 - 19:28

The agency attributes this increase in cases to enteroviruses, particularly EV-D68, according to the CDC Vital Signs report released Tuesday.

USA Today on MSN.com Aug 4 2020 - 16:35

The pandemic is dominating public health work right now, but officials are trying to draw attention to the polio-like condition they call acute fla

CBC.ca Aug 4 2020 - 15:54

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned parents and caregivers Tuesday to watch out for an uncommon, polio-like condition that mostly

Washington Post Aug 4 2020 - 14:55

Though cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, are predicted to spike in 2020, "this year is unprecedented.

YAHOO! Aug 4 2020 - 11:50

Health experts say the coronavirus pandemic might disrupt another disease: a rare paralyzing illness that has been hitting U.S.

ABC Aug 4 2020 - 11:22

Health experts say the coronavirus pandemic might disrupt another disease: a rare paralyzing illness that has been hitting U.S.

Raleigh News & Observer Aug 4 2020 - 11:12

On April 12, 1955, every American newspaper and TV set jubilantly announced that Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine was a success.

History Aug 4 2020 - 10:10

A six-month-old in Taunsa Sharif has been diagnosed with the poliovirus.

Daily Times Aug 3 2020 - 18:14

The initiative reflects the UAE leadership's commitment to strengthen global cooperation to prevent the spread of epidemics.

Khaleej Times on MSN.com Aug 3 2020 - 08:00

The immunisation programme is believed to be the first of its kind to be carried out since the Covid-19 outbreak

The National Blogs Aug 3 2020 - 07:53

THE Soroptimist International of Guagua partnered with the Municipal Government of Guagua, through its rural health units (RHU), for the resumption

Sun Star Aug 3 2020 - 04:17

English News and Press Release on Afghanistan about Health, Water Sanitation Hygiene and Epidemic; published on 30 Jul 2020 by UNICEF

ReliefWeb Aug 3 2020 - 00:32

The Executive Director (ED) of National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib says, "World Health Organization (WHO

AllAfrica.com Aug 3 2020 - 00:04

The next phase of the synchronized polio immunization campaign in Central Luzon kicked off Monday, August 3, as part of the continuous drive agains

Manila Bulletin Aug 2 2020 - 19:11

My brother was among the two dozen people who died of the disease in Wytheville, Va. Fearful townspeople shunned each other and my family.

Washington Post Aug 1 2020 - 08:27

The Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Health (MOH) is conducting a seven-day Rapid Coverage Assessment (RCA) to trace unvaccinated children again

ReliefWeb Jul 31 2020 - 01:16

As more than 700,000 children were vaccinated against polio during a campaign launched in selective districts across the country in July after an i

Dawn Jul 30 2020 - 23:33

Emzor Pharmaceuticals Ltd has congratulated Nigerians on the declaration by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that the country has been declared

The Nation Newspaper Jul 30 2020 - 21:18

Parents of over 38,000 children refused to administer polio drops to their kids during the immunization campaign in Karachi, a private news channel

Pakistan Today Jul 30 2020 - 10:30

English News and Press Release on Angola and 4 other countries about Health, Water Sanitation Hygiene and Epidemic; published on 30 Jul 2020 by GPE

ReliefWeb Jul 30 2020 - 05:59

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Wearing face masks and gloves, Pakistani vaccinators on Monday resumed an anti-polio drive that had been halted since

Yahoo! News Jul 29 2020 - 10:23

Islamabad, Jul 20 (PTI) Pakistan launched a special five-day anti-polio campaign on Monday in selected districts across the country to vaccinate ch

YAHOO! Jul 29 2020 - 10:14

My grandmother’s 1946 ‘polio summer’ featured quarantines, canceled events, and remote learning.

PBS Jul 29 2020 - 00:06

It will be after a hiatus of almost five months when she last went to administer polio drops to the children living in that area in February.

Scroll Jul 28 2020 - 09:31

Reflecting on her 22 years' experience, Berhane expressed how her expertise from the national polio laboratory and the work on other viral pat

AllAfrica.com Jul 28 2020 - 02:06

Salem native who battled polio as a child fights for ADA initiatives as an actor, activist

YAHOO! Jul 27 2020 - 16:03

Michigan has confirmed its first case of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in 2020, a rare condition that attacks the nervous system, specifically in ch

clickondetroit.com Jul 27 2020 - 13:09

The fear, stress, and loneliness of this experience is the same as what many people went through in the '40s and '50s before Jonas Salk d

Madison.com Jul 27 2020 - 12:00

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed the first case of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) this season.

WXYZ Detroit Jul 27 2020 - 09:16