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As part of a three-day intensified pulse polio immunisation (IPPI) drive, conducted earlier this week, an estimated 2,400 healthcare workers in the

Hindustan Times on MSN.com Nov 4 2020 - 09:46

Kids are resilient, society has short memories, and other past pandemic learnings from medical and cultural anthropologist Martha Lincoln.

Kidscreen Nov 4 2020 - 08:46

The WHO had declared India polio-free in 2014 following a sustained aggressive programme of administering polio vaccine to newborns across the coun

Hindustan Times on MSN.com Nov 3 2020 - 21:45

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Panvel Municipal Corporation (PMC) provided pulse polio drops to 47,606 children under the age of 5 years in a day.

Mid Day on MSN.com Nov 3 2020 - 21:14

Charles Shey Wiysonge does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this ar

The Conversation Nov 3 2020 - 06:55

Nigeria has stepped up efforts to sustain its polio-free certification status certified by ARCC for Polio Eradication, says WHO

Vanguard Nov 3 2020 - 05:03

Members of the Rotary Club of Zachary have been busy promoting the club's efforts to eradicate polio through community events.

The Advocate Nov 3 2020 - 04:00

Bengaluru: After smallpox, the second disease in humans that has come close to eradication is the deformity- and paralysis-inducing polio, which te

The Print on MSN.com Nov 3 2020 - 01:32

As activists target female vaccinators, Pakistan remains one of only two countries worldwide not to have eradicated polio

The Guardian Nov 2 2020 - 23:45

When, I look at her, I feel pain; her future is ruined.” Kandahar province is one of the hot spots for polio virus in the country.

ReliefWeb Nov 2 2020 - 19:50

More than 30 million children under the age of five-year received anti-polio drops in 128 districts across the country during seven-day sub-nationa

Daily Times Nov 2 2020 - 19:29

KARACHI: The Emerg­ency Operation Centre for Polio (EOCP) in Sindh on Monday launched the second phase of anti-polio drive in different divisions o

Dawn Nov 2 2020 - 18:52

Polio is a highly infectious disease. It's caused by a virus that enters the body through the mouth.

AllAfrica.com Nov 2 2020 - 16:00

A day after a suspected case of poliomyelitis emerged in West Singhbhum, district civil surgeon O P Gupta said on Monday that the administ.

India Times Nov 2 2020 - 15:30

English News and Press Release on South Sudan about Health, Water Sanitation Hygiene and Flood; published on 02 Nov 2020 by Save the Children

ReliefWeb Nov 2 2020 - 09:39

Despite Nigeria having achieved the wild polio-free certification, the Federal Government with the collaboration of other partners is leaving no st

World Health Organization Nov 2 2020 - 08:08

A spike in the number of polio cases in Pakistan—the last refuge of the virus in the world along with neighboring Afghanistan—is being attributed b

Medical Xpress Nov 2 2020 - 06:51

A spike in the number of polio cases in Pakistan — the last refuge of the virus in the world along with neighbouring Afghanistan — is being attribu

News Medical Nov 2 2020 - 05:27

A total of 40,000 children have been deprived of anti-polio vaccination due to the restriction imposed by the Taliban group in the northern Badakhs

Xinhua Nov 2 2020 - 04:49

A polio vaccination team was attacked on Sunday by a villager who allegedly did not approve of the drive.

Dawn Nov 1 2020 - 19:08

The twentieth anniversary of Australia officially wiping out polio is a reminder there are still many people living with the effects of the crippli

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Oct 31 2020 - 06:37

How "Saturday Night Live" resumed in-studio shows amid the coronavirus epidemic.

Advisory Board Oct 30 2020 - 12:39

The multibillion-dollar global effort to eradicate polio hasn't just stalled. It's moving backward.

NPR Oct 30 2020 - 07:44

The ongoing Direct Oral Polio Vaccination (DOPV) in Kano State has targeted no fewer than 3,242,040 children across the 44 local

The Nation Newspaper Oct 30 2020 - 06:35

Global Citizen Australia hosted the World Polio Day 2020 Virtual Event alongside Polio Australia, UNICEF Australia, End Polio Now and RESULTS Austr

Global Citizen Oct 29 2020 - 23:07

It has been 20 years since Australia was declared free of polio, thanks in no small part to the introduction of vaccines in the 1960s — but doctors

ABC Health on MSN.com Oct 29 2020 - 16:21

The wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu, has attributed the successful elimination of Polio from Nigeria to the effective contr

The Sun Oct 29 2020 - 06:52

The world is closer than it has ever been to eradicating wild polio, but COVID-19 is putting progress in jeopardy and threatening broader investmen

Devex Oct 29 2020 - 04:08

As per the CDC, Afghanistan and Pakistan are the last strongholds of the wild poliovirus.

The Indian Express on MSN.com Oct 28 2020 - 20:16

The Rotary Club of Bad Axe will be hosting two events on Oct.

Houston Chronicle Oct 28 2020 - 07:47

They’d both recovered from polio.

CNN Oct 27 2020 - 16:47

"The UAE is an essential partner in stopping polio in Pakistan.

Khaleej Times on MSN.com Oct 27 2020 - 12:24

At one time polio was as much a public health menace as COVID-19 is today. The infectious poliomyelitis can infect a person’s spinal cord.

Sarnia Observer Oct 27 2020 - 03:29

Nana Yaa Sereboe, Chairperson of the National Polio Plus Committee, has stressed the need to strengthen routine immunization in Africa to keep away

Ghana Business News Oct 27 2020 - 01:58

Polio was already defeated once, but if vaccination coverage rates are allowed to fall or get too low, there is a risk of seeing a circulation of t

IBTimes UK Oct 27 2020 - 01:08

Dr Manoj Joshi, 68, has not shaved since he was 16 years old, but decided to chop it all off in a bid to help raise funds for polio.

YAHOO! Oct 26 2020 - 22:32

TAXILA: A three-day anti-polio drive kicked off on Monday in all six tehsils of Attock district as part of the sub-national polio eradication campa

Dawn Oct 26 2020 - 22:29

On the occasion of World Polio Day, a seminar was held under the auspices of Rotary International Bangladesh District 3281 in Dhaka on Saturday.

The New Nation on MSN.com Oct 26 2020 - 13:51

Uttar Pradesh, the most populous State in the country, used polio micro-plans twice in the last three months to help identify over two lakh people

The Hindu Oct 26 2020 - 10:45

A doctor who shaved his beard and moustache to raise funds for a polio vaccine says his wife doesn't recognise him - after cutting it all off

Yahoo! Sports Oct 26 2020 - 08:12

In 1985, Rotary International made the audacious pledge to eradicate polio worldwide. It would be only the second disease to be eradicated.

Arizona Daily Star Oct 26 2020 - 06:12

This briefing outlines how media can engage parents, caregivers and community influencers with issues about polio vaccination.

BBC Oct 26 2020 - 01:14

English News and Press Release on Bangladesh and 4 other countries about Health and Epidemic; published on 23 Oct 2020 by WHO

ReliefWeb Oct 25 2020 - 18:10

The World Health Organization (WHO) marked international World Polio Day on October 24 by recognizing the contributions of the Government of Pakist

ReliefWeb Oct 25 2020 - 16:10

If you don’t or need a minute to recall the crippling and potentially fatal disease that mostly affects children under five years old – that’s beca

Amarillo Globe-News on MSN.com Oct 25 2020 - 05:26

They joined the entire Africa region in a joyous online event in August to mark the continent’s wild polio-free status, a historic moment in the gl

ReliefWeb Oct 25 2020 - 02:57

WASHINGTON, (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says countries in the Americas, including the Caribbean, must maintain polio vaccin

The Jamaica Observer Oct 24 2020 - 22:22

CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - Local Rotary Clubs teamed up for a friendly competition to raise money for Polio Awareness.

Clarksburg-Weston WDTV on MSN.com Oct 24 2020 - 17:29

During COVID-19 pandemic, experts have underlined the need for continuing the polio immunization programme to help maintain India's polio-free

Medindia Oct 24 2020 - 17:04

Ensuring the continuity of essential health services in the world’s largest refugee camp has been a challenge since the onset of the COVID-19 pande

World Health Organization Oct 24 2020 - 11:13