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QUETTA: Representatives from all segments of society, including health officials and medical organisations, on Wednesday reiterated their resolve t

Dawn Oct 9 2019 - 19:37

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PBS Oct 9 2019 - 18:45

When Minda Dentler was a baby she contracted polio, which paralyzed her legs.

PBS Oct 9 2019 - 15:25

Sir: Recently, two more cases of polio have been reported, one in Sindh and the other in Balochistan.

Daily Times Oct 9 2019 - 13:16

It’s a lot like polio but it’s not polio; it’s a little like meningitis and Guillain-Barré syndrome but it’s not them either.

YAHOO! Oct 9 2019 - 05:00

Perhaps many of us remember growing up when the fear of contracting polio was very much a reality.

Napa Valley Register Oct 8 2019 - 19:00

Polio cripples a person. Although this fact is no more a mystery nowadays, the virus still prevails in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Daily Times Oct 8 2019 - 16:08

No single virus or pathogen was consistent across all the cases, making it hard to pinpoint what is causing the polio-like symptoms.

Popular Science Oct 8 2019 - 15:34

THIS month two more polio cases were reported in Pakistan, taking the total up to 72.

Dawn Oct 7 2019 - 20:07

Scientists think a type of virus called an enterovirus may be the answer behind the rising cases of AFM.

Healthline Oct 7 2019 - 17:56

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) appears to have a viral etiology, but exactly which virus is causing the polio-like illness remains unknown, according

MedPage Today Oct 7 2019 - 14:36

Islamabad , Oct 6 : The number of polio cases in Pakistan climbed to 72 this year with three new cases registered in Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber-

New Kerala Oct 7 2019 - 01:08

TANZANIA is set to conduct a nationwide measles -rubella and polio vaccination campaign mid this month, targeting children under five years.

AllAfrica.com Oct 7 2019 - 01:00

The World Health Organization is meeting in the Philippines after the country announced an outbreak of polio.

Al Jazeera English Oct 6 2019 - 21:23

KARACHI/QUETTA: Two more cases of polio have been reported in the country — one in Sindh and the other in Balochistan — taking the total number of

ReliefWeb Oct 6 2019 - 18:33

The detection of three more cases of polio in Sindh (Karachi), Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has brought the total for the year to 72, which i

Pakistan Today Oct 6 2019 - 08:30

The number of polio cases in Pakistan climbed to 72 this year with three new cases registered in Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, authori

WION Oct 6 2019 - 04:00

ISLAMABAD: The total number of polio cases reported in Pakistan this year has increased to 72, with two more children testing positive for the crip

The New Indian Express Oct 6 2019 - 01:01

(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) PESHAWAR: Three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan after which the toll this year has mounted to 72.

Middle East North Africa Financial Network Oct 6 2019 - 00:09

QUETTA: Another case of polio has been reported in Balochistan, taking the total number of cases reported this year to six.

The Express Tribune Oct 5 2019 - 22:37

KARACHI: Another case of polio was reported in Karachi on Saturday, raising the total number of the crippling disease cases to four in the city, an

The Express Tribune Oct 5 2019 - 21:24

Eradication of polio virus in the country seems a distant dream as three more polio cases surfaced on Saturday, taking the tally to 72 this year co

Daily Times Oct 5 2019 - 14:12

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) yesterday heaved a sigh of relief after a six-year old-boy from Calamba, Laguna, who was being

philstar.com Oct 5 2019 - 09:18

KARACHI / QUETTA / PESHAWAR: Total number of polio cases climbed to 72 in the country this year as three more cases of the deadly disease surfaced

The Express Tribune Oct 5 2019 - 09:03

It may be mentioned that another girl child belonging to the same area was also registered to be inflicted with polio virus only a few months ago.

Business Recorder Oct 5 2019 - 05:50

AMID the polio epidemic in the country, the Department of Health (DOH) on Friday, October 4, said the public need not wait for barangay and local h

Sun Star Oct 4 2019 - 03:39

LONDON, Oct 3 (Reuters) - By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent The first cases of the child-crippling polio virus in the Philippines f

Reuters Oct 3 2019 - 02:45

Polio, the disease that left thousands of children crippled in the 1950s before a vaccine was developed, has made a comeback in the Philippines.

International Business Times Oct 3 2019 - 02:09

The Philippines has launched a polio immunisation campaign and declared an outbreak in the country after confirming two cases in children and findi

Al Jazeera English Oct 2 2019 - 13:04

THE Department of Health (DOH) Central Visayas is urging the local government units (LGUs) to do a “map up” and “catch up” vaccination in their own

Sun Star Oct 2 2019 - 09:37

The International Red Cross and its Philippine affiliate have warned of an "alarming comeback" of the polio virus in the country, prompti

Al Jazeera English Oct 2 2019 - 02:48

St Oswald’s Church, the town's castle ruins and the Guildhall in Bailey Head and possibly the entrance to the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hosp

Shropshire Star Oct 1 2019 - 22:03

THE Department of Health (DOH) in Northern Mindanao has urged parents to bring their kids to health centers for the government's immunization

Sun Star Oct 1 2019 - 08:25

The World Health Organisation, WHO, has expressed appreciation to the UAE for stepping up in the fight to end the polio disease in Pakistan.

Khaleej Times on MSN.com Oct 1 2019 - 06:31

PESHAWAR: The eradication of poliovirus, without a doubt, has been one of the biggest challenges for Pakistan.

The Express Tribune Sep 30 2019 - 22:39

Oswestry will turn purple for polio later this month.

Shropshire Star Sep 30 2019 - 22:11

DESPITE government efforts against the eradication of polio, there is a rapid rise in reported cases across the country.

Dawn Sep 30 2019 - 20:37

A measles vaccine is prepared (Photo by Fiona Goodall/Getty Images) We possess the ability to vaccinate every child in the world from preventable d

i Sep 30 2019 - 09:15

Kasado na ang mass immunization kontra polio simula October 14.

GMA Network Sep 30 2019 - 06:57

THE Department of Health (DOH)-Davao targets more than 500,000 children for its Oral Polio Vaccination (OPV), which is part of its massive immuniza

Sun Star Sep 30 2019 - 05:58

A DAVAO City councilor plans to push for a zero open defecation ordinance amid the recent polio outbreak in the country and after the presence of p

Sun Star Sep 30 2019 - 05:31

Militant violence, anti-vaccination conspiracies, and religious hard-liners have long thwarted a drive to once-and-for-all eradicate the crippling

Daily Times Sep 30 2019 - 00:06

MANGALURU: A day after The New Indian Express reported about a short supply of the injectable Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) in many parts of the

The New Indian Express Sep 29 2019 - 23:03

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 29: Kuwait plans to install 30 thermal cameras at land, sea and air ports to check and prevent people from entering the country w

Middle East North Africa Financial Network Sep 29 2019 - 22:10

SHANGLA: Fake finger marking has been termed a major challenge to covering the refusal cases in the remote areas of Shangla district, thus putting

Dawn Sep 29 2019 - 20:04

TOBA TEK SINGH: First suspected polio case of the current year has surfaced here in the district.

Dawn Sep 29 2019 - 19:11

Islamabad, Sep 29 : Three more cases of polio have been reported in Pakistan two in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and one in Sindh taking the total number of

New Kerala Sep 29 2019 - 18:42

THE Department of Health (DOH), through its retained hospitals, is exerting effort to reach out some 29,175 vaccinated children below one-year-old

Sun Star Sep 29 2019 - 06:51

HYDERABAD: Another case of polio surfaced in Sindh with a 31-month-old child, belonging to Jamshoro district, diagnosed positive with the virus.

The Express Tribune Sep 28 2019 - 23:36