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Ask Jackie Shroff, who suddenly found himself at the receiving end of a highly viral, behind the scenes video of shooting a polio ad.

Firstpost Aug 8 2016 - 04:07

These puritans were vehemently against the fight against polio which was clearly ravaging the society with hundreds of thousands of children losing

Vanguard Aug 8 2016 - 04:07

In the last year, Pakistan has made Herculean efforts to finally eradicate the polio virus, and at least potentially the goal of eradication by yea

The Express Tribune Aug 8 2016 - 01:43

Targeted killings and other crimes have become increasingly common in the capital.

dw.com Aug 8 2016 - 00:25

For local editors, this is independent corroboration of their own view that the local polio situation is under control.

Saratogian Aug 7 2016 - 17:58

In 1920, measles killed 7,575 and diphtheria killed 13,170. In 1922, pertussis killed 5,099.

La Crosse Tribune Aug 7 2016 - 17:08

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

asiasentinel.com Aug 7 2016 - 16:54

Primary and Secondary Healthcare Secretary Ali Jan Khan on Sunday directed the executive district officers (EDOs) to improve monitoring and surveil

Pakistan Today Aug 7 2016 - 13:33

The programme, organised under the aegis of the All Kerala Wheelchair Friends Rights Campaign at the Polio Home in LMS Compound, witnessed persons

The Hindu Aug 7 2016 - 12:00

Dorothy Ludlow, the three year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry S.

Saratogian Aug 6 2016 - 17:59

KARACHI: A 55-year old, Bibi Khalida Nasreen, wearing a stethoscope in her neck and carrying a medical bag, was driving a four-wheeler motorbike.

Daily Times Aug 6 2016 - 17:24

I’m gratified that so many of you are reading and commenting on the polio articles.

Age of Augtism Aug 6 2016 - 11:40

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Today's archive page is from Jan. 18, 1952. J.

Staten Island Advance Aug 5 2016 - 23:58

LANDI KOTAL: Health authorities in Khyber Agency claimed on Friday to have vaccinated for the first time children under age five against polio duri

Dawn Aug 5 2016 - 18:58

ISLAMABAD: Noting the recent u ...

Daily Times Aug 5 2016 - 14:54

Choosing to call attention to global health challenges, we were reminded of the progress made and work still to come in eradicating polio and provi

www.globalcitizen.org Aug 5 2016 - 07:31

Nearly all of us remember suffering through multiple vaccinations as children, for everything from the measles and polio to those painful tetanus i

The Root Aug 5 2016 - 02:59

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

IRIN Aug 5 2016 - 02:16

The state of Texas mandates children attending public schools to be immunized against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, measles, mumps, rubell

Killeen Daily Herald Aug 4 2016 - 21:29

Five doses of the combination diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis vaccine. Four doses of polio vaccine.

Tacoma News Tribune Aug 4 2016 - 18:52

Update on Vaccine-Derived Polioviruses — Worldwide, January 2015–May 2016* "The ultimate goal of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is th

Newsroom America Aug 4 2016 - 12:18

Because >94% of cVDPVs isolated since 2006 and 66% of iVDPVs identified since OPV introduction are type 2, and because wild polio virus type 2 w

cdc.gov Aug 4 2016 - 10:24

The money -- some of which has come from the club's annual duck race fundraiser -- has supported efforts of the foundation, including Polio Pl

Globe Gazette Aug 4 2016 - 06:56

The Rotary Club of Ikoyi Metropolitan, Lagos, has called on Nigerians to team up against elimination of poliomyelitis in the country.

This Day Live Aug 3 2016 - 16:08

All that purple has a purpose: The Rotary Club provided the flowers to symbolize Rotary International's tireless campaign to eradicate polio f

Tri-City Times Online Aug 3 2016 - 13:17

THE boat isn’t going anywhere. The 12 women on board pull their shawls tighter against the chilly smog that has blocked all visibility.

New Scientist Aug 3 2016 - 10:10

Two other climbers were also evacuated due to medical reasons.

fox46charlotte.com Aug 3 2016 - 09:06


The Anniston Star Aug 2 2016 - 22:22

In continuation of the campaign to kick out polio from Nigeria, the Rotary Club of Gbagada, as one of its projects for the service year, has initia

guardian.ng Aug 2 2016 - 18:47

ISLAMABAD: The Islamic Advisory Group (IAG) for Polio Eradication has decided to intensity its efforts after 50pc of refusals during polio vaccinat

Dawn Aug 2 2016 - 18:11

The Saratogian has been underplaying the spread of polio in Saratoga Springs, not wanting to scare racegoers and tourists.

Saratogian Aug 2 2016 - 17:57

Really, a vote for anyone else is a vote for polio and measles.

freakoutnation.com Aug 2 2016 - 13:54

PESHAWAR: Officials have said that the number of Female Community Workers’ (FCWs) is being increased to help eradicate poliovirus in the district.

The Express Tribune Aug 2 2016 - 13:25

The major goal of Rotary this year remains the same – to end the devastating disease of polio.

The Abington Journal Aug 2 2016 - 13:03

• The Farmfest '91 will open this week and it is expected to attract more than 60,000 visitors to the site three-quarters of a mile north of I

Post-Bulletin Aug 2 2016 - 08:24

ISLAMABAD: The Islamic Advisory Group for Polio Eradication (IAG) has adopted a new work-plan to help in the final push to end polio in Pakistan an

Business Recorder Aug 2 2016 - 07:20

As he celebrates 50 years in the music industry, folk singer Donovan Leitch reflects that he has enjoyed a charmed life.

The Daily Express Aug 2 2016 - 00:39

Amid rising concern over the risk of disease outbreaks, the Uganda government is carrying out mass polio and measles immunisation for children who

ReliefWeb Aug 1 2016 - 22:59

A health worker administers a polio drop to an infant in Kolkata, India, June 17, 2012.

iPolitics Aug 1 2016 - 13:12

An Alexander City native who worked with polio-vaccine developers Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin at the Centers for Disease Control before beginning h

Alexander City Outlook Aug 1 2016 - 08:47

In a past that encompasses the childhood of my parents, polio was paralyzing and killing children in large numbers in yearly epidemics, the fear of

sciencebasedmedicine.org Aug 1 2016 - 01:02

Several members, friends and supporters of the Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group gathered at the Golden Corral on Monday to celebrate the 22

Marietta Times Jul 31 2016 - 22:03

At the peak of the tourist season in Saratoga, stringent new regulations go into effect today to prevent the spread of polio, effectively quarantin

Saratogian Jul 31 2016 - 17:59

Immunisation: Bhutan ran out of the Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) in the beginning of this year following a global manufacturing shortage of the

Kuensel Online Jul 31 2016 - 04:09

Judge Ed Follis Jr. has fought polio and its effects for much of a lifetime.

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Jul 31 2016 - 02:29

In the early 20th century, polio was one of the most feared diseases in industrialized countries, paralysing hundreds of thousands of children ever

rarehistoricalphotos.com Jul 31 2016 - 01:39

The first articles in this series told the story of the 1916 polio epidemic in New York City and the North Atlantic States.

Age of Augtism Jul 30 2016 - 13:43

QUETTA: The Health Department Balochistan has commenced interviews of community Health Workers on 1200 vacant posts in 26 Union Councils of Quetta.

Business Recorder Jul 30 2016 - 10:58

ISLAMABAD: The government has announced its plans to merge the national polio eradication programme with the routine immunisation programme in the

The Express Tribune Jul 30 2016 - 06:19