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Most Alaska communities, including Anchorage, only established organizations like boards of health with the arrival of that pandemic in 1918.

Alaska Dispatch News May 10 2020 - 19:32

Kirstin Coutney, pictured with her daughter Tilly, contracted Covid-19.  The 49-year-old mother of two from Bath is still suffering crippling fatig

Mail Online May 9 2020 - 15:01

The polio virus terrified San Antonio, causing schools, parks and theaters to close and health officials to urge residents to wash their hands and

San Antonio Express-News May 9 2020 - 10:14

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Fremont Tribune May 8 2020 - 15:31

English Situation Report on Philippines about Coordination, Health, Children, Women, Epidemic and more; published on 08 May 2020 by IFRC

ReliefWeb May 8 2020 - 11:08

You can’t stop an outbreak from happening, but you can stop it from becoming a catastrophe.

The Raw Story May 8 2020 - 07:08

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced openness Thursday to US participation in World Health Organization efforts on polio and other diseases, despi

YAHOO! May 7 2020 - 11:52

What about promoting a paste made of wintergreen, Russian thyme, and the oils of rosemary, cajeput and wood, which you rub on your skin?

Time May 5 2020 - 08:36

On an autumn morning in 1949, over a bowl of oatmeal, my mother, Carole, then 7 years old, started feeling ill.

Houston Chronicle May 4 2020 - 11:50

The COVID-19 pandemic has scientists considering a few less-conventional options while vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 are being developed.

EurekAlert! May 4 2020 - 08:58

Watch "Remembering the fight against polio", a CBSN video on CBSNews.com.

CBS News May 3 2020 - 17:01

Amid quarantine measures in place to stop the spread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Bangsamoro health officials vowed there will be no

Philippine Daily Inquirer May 3 2020 - 13:44

And all hallmarks of another deadly and mysterious virus that terrified Americans, starting at the turn of the 20th century: Polio.

CBS News May 3 2020 - 06:27

Near the start of the 20th century, a mysterious and deadly virus terrified Americans, particularly infecting young kids: Polio.

CBS News May 3 2020 - 06:08

The coronavirus pandemic is the latest obstacle in efforts to eradicate the crippling polio disease in Pakistan.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty May 3 2020 - 00:03

The coronavirus pandemic is the latest obstacle in efforts to eradicate the crippling polio disease in Pakistan.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty May 3 2020 - 00:03

Peter Salk still remembers the trepidation he felt when his father came home from work one day in May 1953 and promptly began boiling a set of need

U.S. News & World Report May 2 2020 - 00:28

Peter Salk still remembers the trepidation he felt when his father came home from work one day in May 1953 and promptly began boiling a set of need

Raleigh News & Observer May 2 2020 - 00:01

Peter Salk still remembers the trepidation he felt when his father came home from work one day in May 1953 and promptly began boiling a set of need

Charlotte Observer May 2 2020 - 00:01

A member of the greatest generation is home recovering after winning a battle over COVID-19, Reg Chapman reports (2:02).

CBS Boston / WBZ May 1 2020 - 16:47

Another small but esteemed group of scientists is raising money to test the potential protective effects of a 60-year-old live polio vaccine called

New York Times May 1 2020 - 02:06

A precise evaluation of effective manufacturing techniques, advertisement techniques, market share size, growth rate, size, revenue, sales and valu

cmo.com.au May 1 2020 - 00:23

Two cases of vaccine derived poliovirus have been Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), taking the tally for the current year to 44.

MSN Apr 30 2020 - 23:04

As health workers have come out to selflessly serve millions of human beings in the face of dreaded Covid-19 pandemic, a lady doctor in Pakistan li

The News International on MSN.com Apr 29 2020 - 17:00

English News and Press Release on Afghanistan about Health, Water Sanitation Hygiene, Children and Epidemic; published on 29 Apr 2020 by GPEI

ReliefWeb Apr 29 2020 - 13:25

Two children have been sickened with polio in Niger, and one of them paralyzed, after vaccinations were suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

New York Daily News Apr 29 2020 - 11:30

The World Health Organization says Niger has been struck by a new outbreak of polio, following the suspension of immunization activities during the

StarTribune Apr 29 2020 - 08:39

Associated Press Niger has been struck by a new outbreak of polio, following the suspension of immunization activities during the COVID-19 pandemic

NBC News Apr 29 2020 - 05:27

The UN health agency reported that two children were infected by the highly infectious, water-borne disease and that one was paralyzed in Niger.

News18 on MSN.com Apr 29 2020 - 05:16

Volunteer health workers immunising a child against polio in Nigeria.

The Guardian Apr 28 2020 - 21:02

More than 418,000 U.S. military service members and civilians died in WWII. The number of American deaths ascribed to COVID-19 nears 55,000.

The Daily Signal Apr 28 2020 - 08:23

But Roosevelt’s struggle against polio — the mysterious virus that swept through the country in a series of epidemics that terrified Americans in a

Washington Post Apr 28 2020 - 03:17

Despite treatment at President Roosevelt’s polio treatment center in Georgia, Henry Haverstock Jr., was in rough shape.

StarTribune Apr 25 2020 - 18:41

Polio’s history can be viewed from many angles — as family tragedy, as dear friends lost, as a triumph for science.

Santa Rosa Press Democrat Apr 25 2020 - 14:35

The dreaded disease hit central Pennsylvania hard for decades, but the Harrisburg area also played a role in its eradication as a test site for a v

Penn Live Apr 25 2020 - 05:46

Dr Robert Gallo, of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, who is credited as a co-discoverer of HIV, believes the oral polio vaccine (OPV)

The Financial Express Apr 24 2020 - 17:12

A new oral polio vaccine promises to help make polio a disease of the past, according to the results of a phase 1 clinical trial.

U.S. News & World Report Apr 24 2020 - 12:01

English News and Press Release on Uganda about Health, Children and Epidemic; published on 24 Apr 2020 by UNICEF

ReliefWeb Apr 24 2020 - 08:54

I was born in 1945 and am now 74.

Newsday Apr 24 2020 - 07:30

Niger has reported a new polio outbreak that has affected two children in Niamey and Tillaberi region, the World Health Organization (WHO) said tod

World Health Organization Apr 24 2020 - 07:28

The Gates Foundation "tested a polio vax in India between 2000 & 2017 and paralysed 496,000 children." Numbers from the WHO show that

Politifact Apr 23 2020 - 13:30

Before being halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a relentless vaccination campaign had nearly succeeded in eradicating polio from the world.

UC San Francisco Apr 23 2020 - 08:02

Learn about the local connection to ending polio and see historic images of the fight to eradicate the disease.

Santa Rosa Press Democrat Apr 23 2020 - 07:07

It was the largest voluntary clinical field trial ever undertaken.

WGN-TV Apr 22 2020 - 20:57

The mayor of Las Vegas told CNN she wants to open businesses just to find out if the pandemic is really a threat or not.

GQ Apr 22 2020 - 14:42

The phones now ring as many as 70,000 times a day as staff instead hand out advice and information about Covid-19.

The Daily Telegraph Apr 22 2020 - 07:08

On April 21, 1955, two leaders of a mothers’ campaign met a train in downtown.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Apr 21 2020 - 06:19

Wanda Bridgeforth was 16 when a polio outbreak swept through Chicago in 1937. Schools were closed.

Tribune News Service on MSN.com Apr 21 2020 - 02:51

In particular, oral polio vaccine has been documented to induce protection against a number of viral and bacterial infections.

USA Today Apr 21 2020 - 00:16

Chicagoan Wanda Bridgeforth is 98 years old and her life has been punctuated by hardship.

Chicago Tribune Apr 20 2020 - 08:49