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

The Jamaica Observer Oct 24 2020 - 10:57

To bolster the effort to eradicate polio globally, 125 Dunkin' locations across Alabama and Tennessee recently partnered with area

PR Newswire Oct 24 2020 - 10:56

On World Polio Day, Rotary clubs across the globe raise money to end the disease.

Tampa Bay Times on MSN.com Oct 24 2020 - 09:16

A mother (L) holds her infant as a member of the medical staff (R) clad in protective gear ...

Forbes Oct 24 2020 - 09:06

October 24 is also known as the World Polio Day, which is marked to highlight the global efforts toward a polio-free world.

MSN Oct 23 2020 - 22:13

As part of its recognition of World Polio Day, today the Emirates Polio Campaign, EPC, announced it administered over 28 million vaccine doses in P

Middle East North Africa Financial Network Oct 23 2020 - 22:12

Michel Zaffran, Director of the World Health Organization's Polio Eradication Programme, has commended the commitment of the His Highness Shei

Middle East North Africa Financial Network Oct 23 2020 - 22:02

The country is set to launch round two of polio campaign in south and central regions MOGADISHU, 24 October 2020 – On World Polio Day today, Somali

ReliefWeb Oct 23 2020 - 21:29

Health experts fear an outbreak of the polio virus in the Americas during the Covid-19 pandemic due to a delay in vaccinations and surveillance.

CNN on MSN.com Oct 23 2020 - 17:51

Routine polio vaccination services that save lives must be prioritised during the pandemic to protect child health and maintain the hard-earned pol

World Health Organization Oct 23 2020 - 17:00

Safia Ibrahim describes her childhood in Somalia after contracting polio when she was just a year old — and why she's fighting to end the debi

Global Citizen Oct 23 2020 - 10:11

ABU DHABI — To mark World Polio Day, the Emirates Polio Campaign (EPC) on Friday announced that it administered over 28 million vaccine doses in Pa

MSN Oct 23 2020 - 08:10

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Global Citizen Oct 23 2020 - 08:07

On World Polio Day, we recognize the immense contributions of polio workers to COVID-19 response and acknowledge the major challenges ahead.

ReliefWeb Oct 23 2020 - 07:53

The Embassy of Pakistan in Hague, Netherlands joined the ‘Rotary End Polio Now Tulip Team’ to mark solidarity with the partners in fighting against

Pakistan Today Oct 23 2020 - 07:45

Survivors Colin Powell, Safia Ibrahim, and Ramesh Ferris tell Global Citizen what the world should know about eradicating polio worldwide.

Global Citizen Oct 23 2020 - 07:31

New Delhi, Oct 23 (PTI) Applying strategies from the polio eradication programme, polio networks in WHO South-East Asia Region are helping strength

Yahoo! News Oct 23 2020 - 07:28

Rotarians in Southwest Florida took action on World Polio Day on Oct.

Sarasota Herald-Tribune Oct 23 2020 - 07:12

"There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality." -- Jonas Salk(Jonas Salk is

Sun Star Oct 23 2020 - 06:03

English News and Press Release on World about Health, Protection and Human Rights and Epidemic; published on 23 Oct 2020 by WHO

ReliefWeb Oct 23 2020 - 05:51

BELOIT —In the next two weeks, Rotary Club of Beloit members will be asked to contribute to Rotary International’s efforts to combat polio.

Beloit Daily News Oct 22 2020 - 20:04

Plainview Rotarians got together for their weekly meeting Tuesday and welcomed Mayor Wendall Dunlap who made a special proclamation to the club, de

Houston Chronicle Oct 22 2020 - 19:11

About polio Poliomyelitis, often called polio or infantile paralysis is an acute, viral, infectious disease spread from person to person, primarily

AllAfrica.com Oct 22 2020 - 17:00

As a child, Tom Toy defied the odds, beating a disease that doctors told him would paralyze him for life.

Newsday Oct 22 2020 - 12:11

After a vaccine for polio was developed, outbreaks were controlled.

Medscape Oct 22 2020 - 10:55

Marie Jordan overcame polio, breast cancer, the accidental death of her husband and more in her 88 years, her seven children recall.

Des Moines Register on MSN.com Oct 22 2020 - 10:30

Health officials in South Sudan on Thursday confirmed a new outbreak of polio, just months after declaring the wild version of the deadly virus era

Medical Xpress Oct 22 2020 - 10:20

The twenty-sixth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) on the international spread of poliovir

World Health Organization Oct 22 2020 - 04:41

A leading Yorkshire Rotarian will shave off his beard and moustache to mark the day – and his wife and children will see him barefaced for the firs

The Yorkshire Post Oct 22 2020 - 03:49

Nigeria was declared free of wild polio earlier this year after a decades-long struggle to save thousands of children

The Daily Telegraph Oct 22 2020 - 02:09

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aa.com.tr Oct 21 2020 - 15:48

• In the month of August 2020, 2 additional WPV1 cases were reported, bringing the total WPV1 cases count in 2020 to 67.

ReliefWeb Oct 21 2020 - 14:53

Rotary members in Mount Prospect, Des Plaines and Prospect Heights are taking action on World Polio Day, Oct.

Daily Herald Oct 21 2020 - 07:55

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has successfully completed the third round of its scheduled Polio SIA campaigns in eight regions despite the initial

World Health Organization Oct 21 2020 - 02:07

Sir Clem Renouf, who passed away in June, spearheaded polio eradication efforts in developing countries as the president of Rotary International.

Global Citizen Oct 20 2020 - 22:08

During Tuesday's virtual regular meeting, the Amarillo City Council issued a proclamation to the Amarillo Rotary Club in recognition of World

Amarillo Globe-News on MSN.com Oct 20 2020 - 14:23

The Health Emergencies Committee of El Gezira, south of Khartoum, reported four new cases of polio in the state.

ReliefWeb Oct 20 2020 - 06:10

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Patch Oct 20 2020 - 03:45

Despite heavy rain and flooding in several provinces, Pakistan’s national polio immunisation campaign reached over 39 million under-five children w

ReliefWeb Oct 19 2020 - 20:26

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The Dothan Rotary and the Dothan Tuesday Rotary clubs joined in the fight to end polio with a successful fundraiser.

Dothan WTVY on MSN.com Oct 19 2020 - 15:39

MATTOON — The Mattoon Rotary Club will take action on World Polio Day to raise funds to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that still threate

JG-TC Oct 19 2020 - 15:28

Rotary Club members in Mount Prospect, Des Plaines and Prospect Heights are taking action on World Polio Day, Saturday, Oct.

Daily Herald Oct 19 2020 - 14:51

According to sources in the district administration and the district health office, the WHO plans to reduce its staff in Hyderabad by around 70 per

The Express Tribune Oct 19 2020 - 00:27

Most of the potential Covid-19 vaccines will have to be given in two doses to offer protection against infection or reduction in disease severity,

Hindustan Times on MSN.com Oct 18 2020 - 13:27

Mohammad Abbas Baloch in a recent meeting emphasised the need for covering all refusal cases of polio.

Dawn Oct 18 2020 - 10:48

The number of polio cases detected in Balochistan this year so far has risen to 23 after confirmation of fresh cases.

Dawn Oct 17 2020 - 19:39

In opinion: "COVID-19 has tried to isolate us as other barriers have in the past, but we discovered ways to be together and get on with living

app.com Oct 17 2020 - 05:44

Two more polio cases were reported from Balochistan on Saturday taking the total number of cases reported in the province to 23 this year.

The Express Tribune Oct 17 2020 - 03:57

We are approaching World Polio Day on Oct. 24, a reminder of the gains we have made against a disease that once terrorized people everywhere.

Seattle Times Oct 16 2020 - 14:12

Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on stakeholders in the health sector to focus on surveillance and routine immunisation

Vanguard Oct 16 2020 - 09:32