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Last week, two cases of polio virus were discovered in conflict-ravaged Borno state, north east Nigeria – the first cases in two years.

naij.com Aug 18 2016 - 11:54

Just as Nigeria and the global community were celebrating 2 years without a wild-type polio case in a country that once accounted for half of all c

science.sciencemag.org Aug 18 2016 - 10:50

On Wednesday, 17 th August 2016, the Federal Government of Nigeria decided to discharge N9.8billion for polio vaccines and other related activities

venturesafrica.com Aug 18 2016 - 09:31

Federal government has disclosed that it has launched a mass campaign of emergency polio vaccinations after reporting two new cases of the disease

bizwatchnigeria.ng Aug 18 2016 - 09:03

Nigeria said it has launched a mass campaign of emergency polio vaccinations after reporting two new cases of the disease earlier in August.

New Vision Aug 18 2016 - 07:08

The federal government has approved the release of N9.8bn to fight wild polio resurgence in the country, especially in the North East.

bizwatchnigeria.ng Aug 18 2016 - 05:06

The federal government has approved the release of N9.8bn to fight wild polio resurgence in the country, especially in the North East, Leadership r

signalng.com Aug 18 2016 - 04:52

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) --An organization hoping to raise awareness and funds to fight polio hosts their 8th 5K this Saturday.

21alive.com Aug 18 2016 - 03:55

FORT WAYNE — The Anthony Wayne Rotary and Fort Wayne Rotary clubs will host the 8th Annual 5K Run/Walk to Eradicate Polio on Saturday at Shoaff Par

KPC News Aug 18 2016 - 03:55

The co-founder of Microsoft Foundation, Bill Gates, has expressed optimism that Nigeria will be able to defeat polio, despite intense challenges th

newdelhitimes.com Aug 18 2016 - 03:33

The Federal Government yesterday said it would release N9.8 billion for polio vaccines and other related activities, even as it unveiled plans to i

omojuwa.com Aug 18 2016 - 02:29

Nigeria’s minister of health, Professor Isaac Adewole says there is high risk of further spread of the recent polio outbreak to states surrounding

naij.com Aug 18 2016 - 01:53

The inability of the health authorities to move polio vaccines to Boko Haram strongholds in the North-east, and the compromised immune system of ma

This Day Live Aug 17 2016 - 23:51

Following fresh outbreak of the Wild Polio Virus, WPV, in Gwoza and Jere Local Government Areas of Borno State, the Minister of Health, Professor I

nigerianpilot.com Aug 17 2016 - 22:04

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said the sobering news that two children have been paralyzed by wild poliovirus in northeast

guardian.ng Aug 17 2016 - 20:02

The Federal Government has released N9.8bn to fight against the polio outbreak especially in communities in the North-East affected by the activiti

Punch Aug 17 2016 - 18:08

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said yesterday that the Federal Government has begun a robust plan to tackle wild polio in the land.

The Nation Aug 17 2016 - 18:01

Gates told VOA's Africa 54 program Wednesday that two newly reported cases of polio in Nigeria are "a disappointment" after so much

malaysiasun.com Aug 17 2016 - 17:53

Bill Gates says the world can beat polio -- despite two new cases of the disease in Nigeria.

Voice of America Aug 17 2016 - 16:56

Legendary singer and polio survivor Donovan Leitch, better known simply as Donovan, has joined Rotary in its fight to eradicate the paralyzing dise

www.rotary.org Aug 17 2016 - 16:56

Abuja — In a drastic effort to tame the further spread of new cases of Wild Polio Virus (WPV), the federal government wednesday said about N9.8 bil

AllAfrica Aug 17 2016 - 16:56

Last week, two cases of wild poliovirus were found in conflict-affected areas of north-east Nigeria – the first cases in two years.

UNICEF Aug 17 2016 - 12:24

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Whatech Aug 17 2016 - 06:41

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): After focusing all energies on the mission to eradicate Polio from Pakistan, authorities have finally realized that rout

The Frontier Post Aug 17 2016 - 04:32

Maiduguri, 17 August, 2016 -Immediate outbreak response (OBR) to recently detected wild polio viruses (WPV) in Borno State commenced on 15 August,

afro.who.int Aug 17 2016 - 03:20

Abuja August 17:For just more than two years, Nigerian health officials have been celebrating a country free of the paralyzing effects of the polio

indialivetoday.com Aug 17 2016 - 03:20

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Medgadget Aug 16 2016 - 22:19

"With our partners, we will not stop until we reach every child with polio vaccination", Porter said.

myhealthbowl.com Aug 16 2016 - 18:30

These steps include conducting large-scale immunization campaigns and strengthening surveillance systems that help catch the virus early.

inewstoday.net Aug 16 2016 - 17:12

A year away from being certified polio-free, a resurgence of polio cases has dented Nigeria’s attempt at being certified free.

tribuneonlineng.com Aug 16 2016 - 17:12

Nigerian officials have launched a polio vaccination campaign in the country’s northeast, where two new cases of the virus were found.

Voice of America Aug 16 2016 - 16:57

A year after Nigeria was removed from the polio-endemic list, two cases have been reported in Borno state, where the insurgent Boko Haram still con

newswirengr.com Aug 16 2016 - 16:22

Islamabad—Parliamentary Secretary for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Darshan on Monday said Pakistan would be a polio-fr

Pakistan Observer Aug 16 2016 - 16:22

The Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State chapter, has asked the Federal Government to intensify routine immunisation campaigns across the

Punch Aug 16 2016 - 16:00

Nigeria suffered a relapse last month as two new cases of polio were recorded in Borno State in the north east of the country, two years after the

thescoopng.com Aug 16 2016 - 14:27

A year after Nigeria was removed from the polio-endemic list, two cases have been reported in Borno state, where the insurgent Boko Haram still con

The Wilmington Journal Aug 16 2016 - 13:44

For just more than two years, Nigerian health officials have been celebrating a country free of the paralyzing effects of the poliovirus.

KOCO Oklahoma City Aug 16 2016 - 12:04

The world is on the brink of eradicating polio, but health organizations have just been hit with a disappointing setback.

trueviralnews.com Aug 16 2016 - 10:09

QUETTA: Anti-polio campaign is underway in various Afghan refugee camps in Balochistan today.

The Nation Aug 16 2016 - 07:03

(CNN)For just more than two years, Nigerian health officials have been celebrating a country free of the paralyzing effects of the poliovirus.

CNN Aug 16 2016 - 05:37

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Military helicopters on Friday rushed polio vaccines to dangerous parts of northeastern Nigeria, where Boko Haram operates and

Cubbies Crib Aug 16 2016 - 04:54

The National Emergency Management Agency says all children in the four designated Internally Displaced Persons camps in Yola, Adamawa State have be

www.today.ng Aug 16 2016 - 02:31

Polio re-emerges in Nigeria as two children in the northern Borno state have been paralyzed by the disease, the first incident after the country wa

Australia Network News Aug 16 2016 - 01:27

(NaturalNews) Clinics around the world are destroying an old, problematic polio vaccine in favor of a new oral one, in an unprecedented effort that

naturalnews.com Aug 15 2016 - 20:26

In 1949, the year I was hit by the poliovirus, 42,000 cases of polio were reported in the United States and 2,720 people died, most of them childre

The Huffington Post Aug 15 2016 - 14:00

The government of Nigeria today launched a massive vaccination campaign in the northern state of Borno in response to news that two children there

Science Magazine Aug 15 2016 - 13:24

A health worker, Mrs Felicia Obinna, on Monday bemoaned the fresh outbreak of polio in Borno, saying it will be “a setback to get WHO’s certificati

guardian.ng Aug 15 2016 - 13:09

Following reports of fresh outbreak of Polio, the Federal Government, in conjunction with World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF and partners of t

olisa.tv Aug 15 2016 - 11:58

But after attaining non-polio endemic status in September 2015, commitment waned and complacency set in.

US News and World Report Aug 15 2016 - 09:56

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Darshan on Monday said Pakistan would be a polio-f

Business Recorder Aug 15 2016 - 09:20