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MIFFLINBURG — Two bike rides, both to raise funds for Rotary’s Global Polio Eradication Campaign, will be held Saturday, May 11 starting from the M

News-Item Apr 26 2019 - 02:07

As World Immunisation Week draws to a close, we can rightly reflect on the huge strides made in so many places to tackle preventable diseases.

huffingtonpost.co.uk Apr 25 2019 - 22:00

PESHAWAR: A committee of senior health officials formed by government to investigate the polio scare on Monday last has recommended legal proceedin

Dawn on MSN.com Apr 25 2019 - 17:00

For most people in the UK, polio is a word rarely heard, a disease no longer a threat, and a problem consigned to the history books.

The Times Apr 25 2019 - 16:01

ISLAMABAD — Two gunmen on motorcycle shot and killed a polio vaccinator in the southwestern Pakistani city of Chaman on Thursday, bringing the deat

nytimes.com Apr 25 2019 - 14:14

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The United Nations Foundation today announced a press fellowship to Nigeria focused on polio eradi

Markets Insider Apr 25 2019 - 12:40

Pakistani officials say a female polio worker has been shot and killed in the country's southwest.

gandhara.rferl.org Apr 25 2019 - 07:17

Chaman (Pakistan) (AFP) - Polio workers across Pakistan were told to remain vigilant Thursday after multiple attacks on vaccination teams killed at

Yahoo News Apr 25 2019 - 06:18

Gunmen on Thursday killed a female polio vaccinator, the fourth this week, in the latest surge of violence against efforts to rid the world of the

Premium Times Apr 25 2019 - 04:35

Another worker was also injured when a polio team came under attack. The deceased has been identified as Nasreen, while the injured as Rashida.

Samaa Apr 25 2019 - 04:00

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Gunmen shot and killed a female polio vaccinator on Thursday, the fourth this week in the latest surge of violence aga

Reuters Apr 25 2019 - 02:52

The National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) for Polio Eradication in Islamabad has notified two new polio cases from Bannu and North Waziristan

ReliefWeb Apr 24 2019 - 23:42

BUNER: A constable of the special police force escorting a polio vaccination team was shot dead in the Elai union council of Buner district on Wedn

Dawn on MSN.com Apr 24 2019 - 17:00

The Rhode Island boy diagnosed with the rare polio like illness, AFM, reached a major milestone today.

ABC6 Apr 24 2019 - 14:26

Officials in Pakistan say a police officer who was escorting polio workers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province was shot dead by unidentified gunmen.

Rferl.org Apr 24 2019 - 07:38

A Pakistani health official says two new polio cases have been reported in the country's northwest despite efforts against the crippling disea

ABC News Apr 24 2019 - 06:04

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Gunmen in Pakistan shot and killed a police officer guarding a polio immunization team on Wednesday, the latest atta

Yahoo News Apr 24 2019 - 04:09

A policeman, identified as Zafar Ali, was shot dead by unknown men on Wednesday while he was deployed at a health unit to provide security during a

Samaa Apr 24 2019 - 03:54

PESHAWAR: At least nine more people, responsible for vandalising government properties during riots in the city over fake news that hindered anti-p

The Express Tribune Apr 24 2019 - 03:42

4 new cases of wild poliovirus cases were reported.

ReliefWeb Apr 23 2019 - 17:51

Accra, April 24, GNA -Ms Theresa Osei Tutu, Former Assistant Governor National Polio Plus Committeeof Rotary International on Wednesday said fighti

Ghana News Agency (GNA) on MSN.com Apr 23 2019 - 17:00

Police in northwestern Pakistan have detained a man and are hunting down his suspected associates for spreading unfounded rumors through fake socia

Voice of America Apr 23 2019 - 16:45

In this picture taken on Monday, a man rushes his daughter to a hospital in Peshawar after she had received a polio vaccination.

Gulf Times Apr 23 2019 - 15:59

A Milwaukee man diagnosed with a rare, polio-like disorder continues to recover more than eight months after an illness left him paralyzed.

TMJ4 Apr 23 2019 - 15:09

More than 25,000 children were rushed to hospital in northwest Pakistan after the spread of unfounded rumours that a polio vaccine led to fainting

The Daily Telegraph Apr 23 2019 - 10:29

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistani police say gunmen have killed a policeman assigned to escort polio workers during a three-day nationwide campaign ag

The Washington Post Apr 23 2019 - 10:08

More than 25,000 children were rushed to hospitals in northwest Pakistan after rumours spread that some had suffered reactions to a polio vaccine,

Yahoo News Apr 23 2019 - 06:30

BANNU: Assistant Sub-inspector (ASI) Imran, who had been deployed at a basic health unit in Bannu to provide security to polio workers during a pro

Pakistan Today Apr 23 2019 - 03:42

In March 2019, the Pakistan Polio Eradication Programme continued to implement the National Emergency Action Plan for Polio Eradication (NEAP) 2018

ReliefWeb Apr 23 2019 - 02:54

Assistant Sub-inspector (ASI) Imran, who had been deployed at a basic health unit in Bannu to provide security to polio workers during a province-w

Dawn on MSN.com Apr 22 2019 - 17:00

Police in Peshawar arrested a man on Tuesday after he allegedly spread misinformation about the anti-polio vaccine in a series of videos that went

Dawn on MSN.com Apr 22 2019 - 17:00

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Monday kicked off a three-day anti-polio drive which was going smoothly through out the province but

The News International on MSN.com Apr 22 2019 - 17:00

ISLAMABAD: A total of 406 policemen will perform security duties, guarding polio teams who go door-to-door during the anti-polio drive which commen

The Express Tribune Apr 22 2019 - 16:18

PESHAWAR: Provincial Minister for Health, Hasham Inamullah Khan here on Monday said the ongoing campaign against polio vaccination drive in the pro

Gulf News on MSN.com Apr 22 2019 - 09:02

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say hundreds of school children have been taken to hospitals complaining of nausea and vomiting after

Yahoo News Apr 22 2019 - 06:34

(MENAFN - PRLog) More than 350,000 people worldwide have participated so far in The World's Greatest Meal to help end Polio WGMeal.com, raisin

MENAFN Apr 22 2019 - 04:09

An anti-polio campaign began across the country on Monday except in South Waziristan where the Khasadar Force has boycotted its duties.

Samaa Apr 22 2019 - 04:00

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan, one of the three countries where polio is still endemic, on Monday launched a country-wide campaign to administer anti-polio

MENAFN Apr 22 2019 - 03:36

PESHAWAR: A routine polio vaccination drive at schools in Mashokhel, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) on Monday turned controversial after dozens of studen

Pakistan Today Apr 22 2019 - 03:04

PESHAWAR: On Monday, citizens broke down the main gate and set fire at the Mashokhel Hospital as around 40 children supposedly fell sick after bein

Daily Times Apr 22 2019 - 02:47

PESHAWAR: Residents broke down the main gate and set fire at the Mashokhel Hospital in Peshawar on Monday as around 40 children allegedly fell sick

Geo News Apr 22 2019 - 01:52

ISLAMABAD: National Coordinator of Polio Eradication Program Dr.

ReliefWeb Apr 22 2019 - 01:48

NEW DELHI: The drug regulatory authority will seek inputs from the World Health Organisation (WHO) to corroborate and reinforce allegations in the

timesofindia.indiatimes.com Apr 22 2019 - 00:43

Pakistani children are being hospitalized by the hundreds following polio vaccinations, according to officials.

New York Daily News Apr 21 2019 - 23:04

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Minister Dr Hisham Inamullah Khan on Monday debunked reports that an anti-polio vaccine had caused at least 75 students a

Dawn on MSN.com Apr 21 2019 - 17:00

PESHAWAR: Dozens of protesters stormed inside a hospital in Peshawar's Masho Khel area on Monday and set it on fire after 40 children allegedl

The News International on MSN.com Apr 21 2019 - 17:00

KATSINA – Health personnel in Charanchi local government area of Katsina state have been urged to ensure standards in the forthcoming polio immuniz

MSN Apr 21 2019 - 16:18

A countrywide campaign to administer anti-polio drops to children by five years of age has been announced to start on Monday.

Daily Times Apr 21 2019 - 13:42

A five-day anti-polio drive would commence in the entire district from April 22.

Pakistan Observer Apr 21 2019 - 13:40

I was 1 year old in 1949 when polio struck my mother.

PBS Apr 21 2019 - 13:18