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The Federal Ministry of Health supported by WHO, UNICEF and partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative have rolled out an emergency Polio

P.M. News Nigeria Aug 12 2016 - 05:06

Nigeria is planning to roll out emergency polio vaccinations starting late August after reporting two new cases of the disease, UNICEF said Friday.

Daily Mail Aug 12 2016 - 05:06

Nigeria has recorded at least two new cases of polio, dashing the country's hopes of being certificated free of the crippling disease.

worldbulletin.net Aug 12 2016 - 04:59

Two Nigerian children have been left paralyzed after contracting the wild poliovirus in the northeastern Borno state, in the first cases reported s

europe.newsweek.com Aug 12 2016 - 04:09

“It has set us back,” said health minister Isaac Adewole.

world.wng.org Aug 12 2016 - 03:19

The federal government has on Thursday confirmed an outbreak of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in Borno state – the country’s first in two years.

gidibest.com.ng Aug 12 2016 - 03:12

Two children were paralyzed by the first cases of wild poliovirus in over two years in Borno, Nigeria, prompting a call for better immunization pra

immortal.org Aug 12 2016 - 02:43

After reports this week stating that Nigeria has suffered a setback in its campaign to eradicate polio after two cases were reported in Borno state

informationng.com Aug 12 2016 - 02:29

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

The Verge Aug 11 2016 - 23:23

In a serious setback to the drive to eradicate polio from the world, two cases of paralysis caused by the virus have been detected in northeast Nig

New York Times Aug 11 2016 - 18:08

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria has reported the first two cases of polio after more than two years, in an area newly liberated from Islamic extremis

Daily Press Aug 11 2016 - 17:03

Just as Africa was due to celebrate two polio-free years, it has been announced that the virus has paralysed two children in Nigeria’s Borno state.

New Scientist Aug 11 2016 - 16:56

The Federal Ministry of Health supported by WHO, UNICEF and partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative have rolled out an emergency Polio

Premium Times Aug 11 2016 - 16:56

The Federal Government has confirmed the outbreak of wild polio virus in Borno State, which has affected two children from Gwoza and Jere Local Gov

This Day Live Aug 11 2016 - 16:13

The Angelina County Rotary club is joining the End Polio Now campaign in an effort to eradicate this disease by the end of this year or next.

ABC 9 KTRE Aug 11 2016 - 15:37

11 August 2016 – After two children were paralyzed by polio in Borno state in north-eastern Nigeria, the first cases of wild poliovirus in more tha

UN News Centre Aug 11 2016 - 14:54

Nigeria has recorded at least two new cases of polio, dashing the country’s hopes of being certificated free of the crippling disease.

signalng.com Aug 11 2016 - 14:12

The World Health Organisation and the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole have confirmed an outbreak of wild polio virus in Borno State.

nigerianeye.com Aug 11 2016 - 14:04

Nigeria has reported that two children in Borno state have been paralysed by polio, the first cases of the disease in the country in two years, the

naija247news.com Aug 11 2016 - 13:43

In a disappointing setback for the global effort to eradicate polio, two children have been paralyzed by the virus in Nigeria, which had gone two y

www.statnews.com Aug 11 2016 - 13:36

GENEVA – Nigeria has reported that two children in Borno state have been paralyzed by polio, the first cases of the disease in the country in two y

FOX News Aug 11 2016 - 13:07

Two children in Nigeria have contracted polio, World Health Organizations officials confirmed Thursday.

Daily Beast Aug 11 2016 - 13:00

August 11, 2016, was supposed to be a historic day for the global effort to eradicate the polio virus.

The Atlantic Aug 11 2016 - 12:38

LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigeria has reported its first two cases of polio in more than two years, in an area newly liberated from Islamist extremists who

Washington Post Aug 11 2016 - 11:13

On Jul. 24, Nigeria marked two years since the last case of wild poliovirus.

outbreaknewstoday.com Aug 11 2016 - 05:50

It has been 28 years in the making.

BBC Aug 11 2016 - 05:22

The Nigerian government has reported two new polio cases in the first re-emergence of the disease since 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) s

Daily Telegraph Aug 11 2016 - 05:00

Nigeria’s progress towards attaining a polio-free status has suffered a setback with reports of two fresh infections of wild polio virus in Borno s

informationng.com Aug 11 2016 - 04:17

Barely two weeks after Nigeria celebrated two years free of Polio disease, two new cases of the viral disease have reportedly been record

uncova.com Aug 11 2016 - 04:03

Two fresh infections of wild polio virus have emerged in Borno state, threatening Nigeria's progress toward a polio free status.

dailytrust.com.ng Aug 11 2016 - 04:03

Nigerians have reacted with shock to the news of two new cases of polio infection in Borno State, weeks after the country celebrated two years with

olisa.tv Aug 11 2016 - 02:01

The die is cast. Nigeria is now in a make-or-mar situation in the quest for polio elimination.

guardian.ng Aug 10 2016 - 22:19

RAWALPINDI: The health department has been directed to involve residents in the coming polio vaccination drive, which will begin in the district on

Dawn Aug 10 2016 - 18:59

Health officials in Nigeria are gearing up for a massive emergency polio immunization drive after two children were paralyzed by the disease.

NPR News Aug 10 2016 - 16:57

11 August 2016 ¦ GENEVA - After more than two years without wild poliovirus in Nigeria, the Government reported today that 2 children have been par

WHO Aug 10 2016 - 16:57

Dr Matshidiso Moeti is the WHO Regional Director for Africa.

DAILY MAVERICK Aug 10 2016 - 14:56

Huma Shazif had just vaccinated five children against polio in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar when the gunmen attacked.

Rwanda New Times Aug 10 2016 - 14:56

This day in history, former President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was stricken with Poliomyelitis in 1921.

americanmilitarynews.com Aug 10 2016 - 08:58

BHOPAL: Two months after polio scare in Telengana, a suspected case of polio in Bhopal, prompted the state health department to alert WHO and initi

Times of India Aug 10 2016 - 00:08

LAHORE -- Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare Ali Jan Khan directed the Executive District Officers (H) to improve monitoring and surveillan

thefreelibrary.com Aug 9 2016 - 22:49

GUARDING AGAINST DISEASE. For a city of its size, Troy has been fortunate so far to avoid fatalities during a statewide polio epidemic.

The Record Aug 9 2016 - 17:56

and the Polio Plus campaign to eliminate polio throughout the world.

The Republican Journal Aug 9 2016 - 15:04

But around 1940, the camp changed its focus in dealing with a new problem.

Upper Michigans Source Aug 9 2016 - 14:57

I battled Polio during my grade school days. Thanks to the wonder drug penicillin, I survived.

Chippewa Herald Aug 9 2016 - 03:58

But, he reiterated that there is zero tolerance against such incidents and terrorists as he quoted three recent terrorist attacks including firing

timesofislamabad.com Aug 9 2016 - 02:54

Recently, a programme has been launched to provide polio vaccination to children in all the districts of Balochistan.

The Nation Aug 8 2016 - 19:01

ISLAMABAD: In response to a me ...

Daily Times Aug 8 2016 - 12:56

In January, a suicide bomber killed 15 people outside a polio eradication center in an attack claimed by both the Pakistani Taliban and Jundullah,

Reuters Aug 8 2016 - 12:49

Vaccines are not made for trivial diseases that are simple to treat.

Spectrum Aug 8 2016 - 06:44

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Health Services, Saira Afzal Tarar reiterated that soon Pakistan would be counted in polio free countries.

Business Recorder Aug 8 2016 - 06:37