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Nigeria's health ministry is kicking off a polio vaccination campaign in the northeast, after two fresh cases of the virus were discovered the

Voice of America Aug 15 2016 - 08:37

Zika, Sars, Ebola. Whenever you read of a virus in the media, your flesh creeps with news of a deadly epidemic in some part of the world.

Gulf News Aug 15 2016 - 07:12

About 200 Rotarians marched through the streets of Gwarinpa early Saturday morning to start the End Polio Now Walk, a campaign to raise awareness a

AllAfrica Aug 15 2016 - 05:53

Following the discovery of two new cases of children paralyzed with polio Virus in Borno state, after a two years Nigeria’s polio free record, the

naija247news.com Aug 15 2016 - 05:53

The Federal Government alongside World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and partners of the Global Poli

informationng.com Aug 15 2016 - 05:46

DEAR DR. ROACH: My dad is 89 and had polio when he was 6. He had to learn to walk again. Over the years, I have watched the pain he has endured.

St. Augustine Record Aug 15 2016 - 04:56

About one million children in Borno State and a further four million in neighbouring states are being targeted for immunization against the Wild Po

www.today.ng Aug 15 2016 - 03:58

The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Sunday said the inability of health officials to access remote areas held by Boko Haram insurgents is

taritariboblog.com Aug 15 2016 - 03:30

Borno state governor Kashim Shettima has explained reasons for fresh cases of polio in Borno State.

nigeriana.org Aug 15 2016 - 02:04

The World Health Organization, WHO, has expressed deep sympathy over the detection of new cases of wild polio virus in Nigeria, after more than two

news2.onlinenigeria.com Aug 15 2016 - 01:57

Dear Dr. Roach • My dad is 89 and had polio when he was 6. He had to learn to walk again. Over the years, I have watched the pain he has endured.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug 14 2016 - 23:19

In 2012 Nigeria accounted for more than half of all polio cases worldwide.

THE CONVERSATION Aug 14 2016 - 21:53

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has explained reasons for fresh cases of polio in Borno State blaming it on impossibility of accessing commun

Leadership Aug 14 2016 - 21:25

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has said the fresh cases of poliomyelitis outbreak recorded in his state about two years after the World Hea

Punch Aug 14 2016 - 17:00

Until mid-August 2016, Nigeria had been applauded as a global health success story for polio-eradication efforts.

warisboring.com Aug 14 2016 - 16:53

The World Health Organization is kicking into high gear to distribute millions of polio vaccines in Africa after Nigeria had its first cases in two

Washington Examiner Aug 14 2016 - 16:53

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima has vowed to fight the outbreak of the Wild Polio Virus (WPV), which was discovered last week Shettima blamed

The Nation Aug 14 2016 - 16:17

Dear Dr. Roach: My dad is 89 and had polio when he was 6. He had to learn to walk again. Over the years, I’ve watched the pain he has endured.

The Detroit News Aug 14 2016 - 16:02

The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Sunday said the inability of health officials to access remote areas held by Boko Haram insurgents is

Premium Times Aug 14 2016 - 11:30

Governor Kashim Shettima has explained reasons for fresh cases of polio in Borno State.

dailypost.ng Aug 14 2016 - 09:57

After two years in which the disease appeared beaten in Africa, polio eradication hopes hang in the balance with two cases of paralysis in Nigeria

nkhanimchitumbuka.com Aug 14 2016 - 03:59

Polio is back in Nigeria, just when the World Health Organization thought the virus might be gone completely.

elombah.com Aug 14 2016 - 03:38

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Military helicopters on Friday rushed polio vaccines to dangerous parts of northeastern Nigeria, where Boko Haram operate

Chron Aug 14 2016 - 00:10

Following the worrisome confirmation of two cases of Polio Virus in Borno State, UNICEF yesterday said the two new cases of polio in Nigeria underl

This Day Live Aug 13 2016 - 20:43

While the health authorities in Nigeria and the world were readying themselves to celebrate the eradication of Polio in Nigeria, the disease resurf

Leadership Aug 13 2016 - 20:36

Nigeria is launching an emergency polio vaccination program after two infants were found to have contracted the disease in the far-flung northeaste

MSN Aug 13 2016 - 17:22

After a two-year anniversary by Nigeria in July that the country has been polio free, two new confirmed cases of wild-polio in the north-eastern st

nigeriatoday.ng Aug 13 2016 - 17:15

The battle against poliomyelitis, otherwise known as polio, has taken a pleasant turn as Nigeria marks two straight years without any reported case

guardian.ng Aug 13 2016 - 16:54

Nigeria has announced a mass polio vaccination campaign in the Northeast, following the confirmation of two polio cases for the first time in two y

venturesafrica.com Aug 13 2016 - 16:39

Two children living in areas of Nigeria controlled by terrorist group Boko Haram have been paralysed by polio, the World Health Organisation has sa

Times of Malta Aug 13 2016 - 13:48

After two years with no reported cases, experts had hoped that the disease was gone from the African continent forever.

Santa Monica Observed Aug 13 2016 - 09:23

Crushing hopes that Africa could soon be declared polio-free, Nigeria announced that two children have been paralyzed by the disease two years afte

The Jackson Sun Aug 13 2016 - 07:00

LAHORE: A spokesperson for the Health Department on Friday denied news reports that a polio vaccination campaign had been postponed in some distric

The Express Tribune Aug 13 2016 - 06:10

The polio virus struck Nigeria just as the country was set to celebrate an important anniversary this week – two years of being polio free.

citizentv.co.ke Aug 13 2016 - 05:34

The global polio eradication campaign suffered a major setback after the confirmation of the two new cases of polio in Nigeria.

India TV Aug 13 2016 - 04:44

The World Health Organization will mount an aggressive vaccination campaign in five North African countries after two children were paralyzed by wi

The Daily Herald Aug 13 2016 - 02:56

The counterattack against resurgent polio in Africa will be rapid, logistically difficult and potentially dangerous, involving millions of doses of

New York Times Aug 12 2016 - 16:55

A study this week found that a service member diagnosed with PTSD was actually suffering from mefloquine toxicity -- the Army-invented malaria drug

Age of Augtism Aug 12 2016 - 16:55

LAGOS.

herald.co.zw Aug 12 2016 - 16:05

Two new cases of polio were confirmed to have paralyzed a 15-month-old boy and a 2-year-old girl in Nigeria, the World Health Organization announce

Slate Aug 12 2016 - 15:51

A global eradication campaign hoped to declare Africa polio-free in 2017. Now it will have to vaccinate millions of kids.

National Geographic Aug 12 2016 - 15:22

Nigeria has announced an emergency mass polio vaccination campaign in the north-east after two new cases emerged.

BBC Aug 12 2016 - 14:32

Nigerian military helicopters rushed emergency polio vaccines to Nigeria’s northern state of Borno on Friday morning, in response to Africa’s first

PBS Aug 12 2016 - 10:21

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United Press International Aug 12 2016 - 09:17

In a major setback to the global campaign to eradicate polio, Nigeria has seen its first cases of wild poliovirus in more than two years, the World

Nature Aug 12 2016 - 08:27

Professor Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health, on Thursday confirmed an outbreak of two cases of wild poliovirus (WPV) in Borno.

streetrequest.com Aug 12 2016 - 06:47

The World Health Organization will mount an aggressive vaccination campaign in five North African countries after two children were paralyzed by wi

Washington Post Aug 12 2016 - 06:25

Four-year-old Lounceny may yet prove to be one of Guinea’s last polio victims.

The Guardian Aug 12 2016 - 06:18

Crushing the hopes that Africa could soon be declared polio-free, Nigeria has announced that two children have been diagnosed with the disease ther

USA Today Aug 12 2016 - 05:06

LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigerian military helicopters rush polio vaccines to Boko Haram-infested areas, where 2 children are paralyzed by virus.

Washington Post Aug 12 2016 - 05:06