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Since 2018, the militant group has blocked such efforts, leaving millions of children unprotected.

Health News Florida Oct 19 2021 - 19:03

For the first time in three years, the Taliban has agreed to allow health workers from the United Nations to begin a nationwide polio vaccination c

WFUV Oct 19 2021 - 17:25

The dozens of Rotary Clubs throughout Central and South Alabama came together Monday to sell doughnuts to raise money to fight polio worldwide.

Alabama News Network Oct 19 2021 - 15:47

Dunkin’ Donuts in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Kansas City are partnering with three Rotary Districts to hold a fundraiser for End Polio Now

WATE 6 On Your Side Oct 19 2021 - 14:41

For many of the women and men who spent their careers fighting polio, retirement offers not rest and relaxation, but a continuation of their life’s

ReliefWeb Oct 19 2021 - 12:29

One of your neighbors posted in Community Corner. Click through to read what they have to say.

Patch Oct 19 2021 - 11:13

The World Health Organization and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) will launch a house-to-house vaccination campaign to inoculate child

YAHOO!News Oct 19 2021 - 05:39

Taliban leaders also agreed to allow women to be frontline workers for the effort, according to the World Health Organization and UNICEF.

New York Times Oct 19 2021 - 03:34

Apart from ensuring the safety of health workers, a reliable mechanism is needed to pay front-line health workers for the work they’ll be doing dur

Devex Oct 19 2021 - 03:20

A country-wide polio vaccination drive will begin in Afghanistan on November 8 for the first time since the Taliban took over the country in August

The Sentinel Oct 19 2021 - 02:58

Afghanistan's nationwide house-to-house vaccination campaign will be conducted from November 8 and is expected to reach over 10 million Afghan

RepublicWorld Oct 18 2021 - 21:33

Afghanistan and Pakistan are the world’s last countries with endemic polio, an incurable and highly infectious disease.

Al Jazeera English on MSN.com Oct 18 2021 - 21:32

The WHO and Unicef campaign will restart after three years, and the hardliners say they will assist and allow frontline female staff

The Guardian Oct 18 2021 - 21:02

The campaign will be the first countrywide polio inoculation drive to take place in three years.

Deutsche Welle Oct 18 2021 - 13:49

The campaign, which will begin next month, will be the first to reach all children in Afghanistan in more than three years, UNICEF said.

The Washington Post on MSN.com Oct 18 2021 - 13:45

Health workers in Afghanistan will begin a house-to-house polio vaccination drive next month after the new Taliban government agreed to support the

العربية.نت Oct 18 2021 - 12:01

A country-wide polio vaccination drive will begin in Afghanistan on November 8 for the first time since the Taliban took over the country in August

The Hans India Oct 18 2021 - 11:38

The campaign will be the first in over three years to reach all children in Afghanistan, including more than 3.3 million kids in parts of the count

India.com on MSN.com Oct 18 2021 - 10:55

UN says the campaign due to start November 8 is aimed at reaching around 10 million children under the age of five across the country

Voice of America Oct 18 2021 - 10:34

The Sindh High Court has fined a man calling for a ban on polio jabs across the country. At a hearing on Monday, the court rejected the petition.

Samaa Oct 18 2021 - 06:23

The UN has announced a nationwide polio immunisation campaign in Afghanistan for the first time in many years.

YAHOO!News Oct 18 2021 - 05:51

Afghanistan will resume its polio vaccination campaign in November with Taliban support, marking the first such drive to cover the entire country i

La Prensa Latina Oct 18 2021 - 04:16

A country-wide polio vaccination drive will begin in Afghanistan on November 8 for the first time since the Taliban took ov

Middle East North Africa Financial Network Oct 18 2021 - 03:41

The campaign will be the first in over three years to reach all children in Afghanistan, including more than 3.3 million kids in parts of the count

The Statesman Oct 18 2021 - 03:33

The campaign will be the first polio inoculation drive to take place in three years.

Deutsche Welle on MSN.com Oct 18 2021 - 03:16

The Taliban government has decided to launch an anti-polio campaign across Afghanistan on November 8, the United Nations Children's Fund annou

Samaa Oct 18 2021 - 02:46

Afghanistan will kick off its first countrywide polio immunisation campaign in years next month to protect millions of unvaccinated children, the U

International Business Times Oct 18 2021 - 02:20

The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF welcome the decision by the Taliban, who support the resumption of a house-to-house drive across the

India.com on MSN.com Oct 18 2021 - 02:03

We might not be where we are now, where governors in Texas and Florida are trying so hard to stand up for their bastardized definition of freedom t

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Oct 17 2021 - 12:00

We would love to finally eradicate this terrible disease,' says Orillia Rotary Club official, seeking support for Oct. 23 event in Orillia

orilliamatters Oct 17 2021 - 04:45

Several local pizzerias are once again partnering with local Rotary Clubs in Chatham-Kent to help raise funds and awareness of a crippling disease.

Blackburn News Oct 17 2021 - 03:04

ISLAMABAD: The interim government of Afghanistan led by the Taliban has decided to begin its first anti-polio campaign from November 8 to vaccinate

ARY News Live Oct 17 2021 - 01:24

For most, our previous pandemic is a distant memory.

The Guardian Oct 16 2021 - 20:36

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 After the confirmation of a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) case in a young child in Rivne Oblast,

Pink Oct 16 2021 - 19:27

Rotary Club hosted the U.S. leg of the second annual Dr. Ron Mergl Memorial Pedal for Polio.

Niagara Frontier Publications Oct 16 2021 - 11:08

Afsana challenges Shamita that she will see her during Weekend Ka Vaar. She asks her to leave. Afsana said, "Who knows you?

India Times Oct 15 2021 - 18:30

As part of their continued efforts to eradicate polio worldwide, Dunkin’ and area Rotary districts Friday announced they are partnering to host the

Chattanoogan.com Oct 15 2021 - 13:04

The country is currently racing to vaccinate children against polio after a rare case was reported in a toddler earlier this month.

HerFamily Oct 15 2021 - 10:13

The polio case is not caused by wild polio but by vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2, a form stemming from incomplete vaccination campaigns

The Daily Telegraph Oct 15 2021 - 09:08

The Rotary Club of West Reading-Wyomissing held a fundraiser Wednesday evening to raise funds in the fight again polio.

Reading Eagle Oct 14 2021 - 18:01

The GPEI STOP Program’s public health workforce has been engaged in the global fight to eradicate polio for over 20 years.

Longview News-Journal Oct 14 2021 - 14:03

Henrietta Lacks, the 'mother of modern medicine', was honored this week due to her contribution to medicine.

Daily Mail Oct 14 2021 - 11:28

Marquette West Rotary is teaming up with local bars and restaurants for their Pints for Polio fundraiser Friday

Upper Oct 14 2021 - 11:28

Enugu State Government says it recorded 100 per cent success in its just-concluded polio vaccination, which targeted 1,014,953 children

Vanguard Oct 14 2021 - 09:14

Kwara state government has said that a total number of one million children will be vaccinated in the second round of Polio immunization

Nigerian Tribune Oct 14 2021 - 07:29

At one time, the threat of polio hung like a dark cloud over the United States and indeed over the entire world.

The Gaston Gazette Oct 14 2021 - 06:06

The efforts of anti-polio workers are paying the yields as the crippling virus was not found in sewerage of the major cities of Pakistan.

Daily Times Oct 13 2021 - 21:39

ISLAMABAD: The efforts of anti-polio workers are paying the yields as the crippling virus was not found in sewerage of the major cities of Pakistan

ARY News Live Oct 13 2021 - 21:21

World Polio Day, where people will remember another vicious virus, which crippled tens of thousands of Canadians before being stopped in its tracks

Campbell River Mirror Oct 13 2021 - 16:30

Left with lifelong health complications after contracting polio when he was 3 months old, a 64-year-old Cromwell man says the vaccine-hesitant need

The New Zealand Herald Oct 13 2021 - 13:26