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On April 21, 1955, two leaders of a mothers’ campaign met a train in downtown.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Apr 21 2020 - 06:19

Wanda Bridgeforth was 16 when a polio outbreak swept through Chicago in 1937. Schools were closed.

Tribune News Service on MSN.com Apr 21 2020 - 02:51

In particular, oral polio vaccine has been documented to induce protection against a number of viral and bacterial infections.

USA Today Apr 21 2020 - 00:16

Chicagoan Wanda Bridgeforth is 98 years old and her life has been punctuated by hardship.

Chicago Tribune Apr 20 2020 - 08:49

Until COVID-19, there had been nothing like the polio virus, which swept North America in four waves in the 20th century, leaving thousands of Cana

The Star Apr 19 2020 - 04:12

Unless your sewers are polio free, you could still catch the disease.

OZY Apr 19 2020 - 03:00

Old-fashioned needles with dull points haunted Dale Wheelock for decades.

Houston Chronicle Apr 18 2020 - 02:43

The fight to eradicate polio from Africa could become an early casualty of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw funding to the World Healt

Bloomberg on MSN.com Apr 16 2020 - 10:14

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the WHO have initiated a systematic engagement of WHO’s national polio surveillance network and other

Hindustan Times Apr 15 2020 - 21:02

If you’re the sole provider of a vital service, and then you take it away, that’s catastrophic,” said Dr. Jack Chow.

NBC News Apr 15 2020 - 12:38

With the number of novel Coronavirus infections rising alarmingly in India, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and World Health Organization

Mint Apr 15 2020 - 08:19

was checking a batch of a new polio vaccine for safety.

Washington Post Apr 14 2020 - 04:49

Vaccines are designed to target specific diseases.

YAHOO! Apr 14 2020 - 04:30

Paul Warwicker is a hospital doctor and author of a book on the Copenhagen epidemic, Polio, which is published in Denmark by Gyldendal.

New Statesman Apr 13 2020 - 08:57

Old-fashioned needles with dull points haunted Dale Wheelock for decades.

NBC Chicago Apr 13 2020 - 06:52

During this Easter season, when I remain stuck at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, I couldn’t help but think of both my mother and her battle with

The Boston Globe Apr 13 2020 - 06:49

“After several weeks of confusion about the safety of the new poliomyelitis vaccine, mass tests got underway last month.

Scientific American Apr 13 2020 - 06:46

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, suburbanites who lived through the mid 20th-century polio outbreaks recall the public response to a deadly disea

Daily Herald Apr 13 2020 - 03:30

It’s been 65 years since a medical breakthrough saved the lives of millions of people.

WPXI Apr 12 2020 - 10:06

Fort Collins history: Polio prompted the closure of schools and more In 1937 in Fort Collins, city health officer Dr. T.C.

Fort Collins Coloradoan Apr 12 2020 - 06:36

For years Americans had lived in fear of the crippling poliovirus.

The Hill Apr 12 2020 - 06:00

As an ardent reader of this column, you surely remember last Sunday's installment, in which I revisited the polio epidemic of the mid-19th cen

Akron Beacon Journal on MSN.com Apr 12 2020 - 05:19

Dr. Jonas E. Salk and a nurse administer a polio vaccine to Pauline Antloger at Sunnyside school in ... [+] Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Forbes Apr 12 2020 - 02:56

Old-fashioned needles with dull points haunted Dale Wheelock for decades.

SFGate Apr 11 2020 - 06:01

All these feelings of anxiety opened up memories of the early 1950s when children dreaded the inevitable arrival of polio each summer.

San Diego Union-Tribune Apr 10 2020 - 23:16

A member of the Stop Transmission of Polio program administers vaccinations on a farm in Nigeria.

Devex Apr 10 2020 - 15:30

He was a toddler in 1944, when his father was deployed to WWII, his mother relocated the family to her sister’s home in Alabama and he came down wi

al.com Apr 10 2020 - 07:39

For Mitch McConnell, the coronavirus carries echo of his boyhood polio As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Sen.

Courier-Journal Apr 10 2020 - 05:45

Dr Onyibe, who has worked with the Polio Eradication Initiative for more than 10 years, is the South West Nigeria Zonal Coordinator of the World He

ReliefWeb Apr 4 2020 - 07:10

Coronavirus has forced the world’s polio-eradication experts to suspend mass vaccination efforts in the countries where the paralytic disease still

New York Daily News Apr 2 2020 - 12:24

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Observer & Eccentric Newspapers Oct 11 2016 - 09:03

The global public health initiative to eradicate polio is "not a done deal." That's the consensus at the 2016 World Health Summit in

dw.com Oct 11 2016 - 07:16

One of the Rotary Club’s largest areas of focus in recent years has been its effort to eradicate polio worldwide, which dates back to the group’s F

The Union-Recorder Oct 11 2016 - 05:35

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Health workers have launched a drive to vaccinate more than 41 million children against polio in West Africa

Reuters Oct 11 2016 - 03:41

The Gates Foundation has thrown its weight behind Rotary International to boost the polio end game support as the announcement was made at the Rota

Awoko Oct 11 2016 - 03:41

A type 2 vaccine-derived polio virus was isolated from Amberpet and Nagole drains on August 28 by an environment surveillance team.

Deccan Chronicle Oct 10 2016 - 18:37

The after effects of polio have been a part Ralph Hayes’ life for 63 years. He first contracted the crippling disease before his first birthday.

WATE Oct 10 2016 - 13:22

By my first birthday, the United States was in the grip of the worst polio epidemic in our nation's history: 57,628 cases, killing 3,245 and l

Orlando Sentinel Oct 10 2016 - 06:55

Eight polio cases have been recorded in Afghanistan so far this year with a new confirmed one detected recently, the country's Public Health M

Webindia 123 Oct 10 2016 - 03:49

Let each one of us resolve to follow the path of moral and ethical rectitude which has guided us for centuries, Mukherjee said.

thestatesman.com Oct 10 2016 - 03:13


english.sina.com Oct 10 2016 - 01:12

Oktoberfest is about more than beer and brats for local Rotary Clubs.

TCPalm Oct 10 2016 - 00:00

Raju, a polio-afflicted middle-age man, and elderly Savitri Devi from Jaunpur district were "extremely critical" and battling for lives a

Times of India Oct 9 2016 - 19:57

LAHORE: The four-day sub-national immunisation days (SNIDs) campaign will be launched in selected high risk districts of Punjab on Oct 24.

Dawn Oct 9 2016 - 18:02

THE global war against polio virus has been waged on many fronts for more than half a century with punctuated accelerations and decelerations.

Vanguard Oct 9 2016 - 16:00

About 8 million children have been vaccinated as against the 31.54 million children targeted for the first and second rounds responses against the

www.today.ng Oct 8 2016 - 23:25


m.washingtontimes.com Oct 8 2016 - 21:24

KARACHI: A polio case was reported on Saturday from Sujawal district, taking the total number of cases in Sindh to five and in the country to 15 th

Dawn Oct 8 2016 - 19:01

HYDERABAD: An eight-year-old became the latest victim of the polio virus in a coastal village of Sujawal district, making it the fifth case of the

The Express Tribune Oct 8 2016 - 18:25