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When fever and body weakness gripped John Achuil, he feared it might be COVID-19. The symptoms were somehow familiar to ignore.

AllAfrica.com Oct 16 2020 - 07:20

The rapid response team sent by the Public Health Emergency Operations Center in Rumbek in South Sudan’s Lakes State included an epidemiologist wit

ReliefWeb Oct 16 2020 - 06:55

Experts have warned the halting of routine polio vaccinations during the COVID-19 pandemic could have a particularly worrying impact for the Pacifi

Global Citizen Oct 15 2020 - 18:08

Dr Mwita Riro, a polio survivor and consultant physician at Kiambu Level Five Hospital.

The Standard Digital Oct 15 2020 - 09:56

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 15 2020 - 02:29

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Daily Record Oct 15 2020 - 01:08

Bathinda MP and former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Wednesday presented a battery operated tricycle to a polio victim Lakhwinder Singh of

India Times Oct 14 2020 - 06:00

Dr Tunji Funsho talks to Al Jazeera about immunisation efforts in Africa, which was declared wild polio-free this year.

Al Jazeera English Oct 12 2020 - 10:35

English News and Press Release on Philippines about Health and Epidemic; published on 11 Oct 2020 by Govt. Philippines

ReliefWeb Oct 11 2020 - 20:25

A health worker gives a polio vaccine to a child during an anti-polio vaccination campaign in Damascus, capital of Syria, on Oct. 11, 2020.

Xinhua Oct 11 2020 - 18:21

Another strain of the virus that causes Polio or Paralysis is spreading across 16 African countries including Ghana.

Ghanaweb.com Oct 11 2020 - 08:04

Imagine citizens pulling together to defeat a deadly virus rather than turning against one another in a culture war.

New York Daily News Oct 11 2020 - 03:00

Pakistan's vast effort to stamp out the crippling childhood disease was put on hold in March due to the pandemic

The National Blogs Oct 11 2020 - 00:38

The March of Dimes won public trust for the polio vaccine.

Detroit Free Press Oct 10 2020 - 03:10

In late August, the independent Africa Regional Certification Commission for Polio Eradication announced the elimination of wild poliovirus on the

Khaleej Times on MSN.com Oct 10 2020 - 02:51

Claire Dufay, Country Representative, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Ghana, has toured the Ayawaso West Municipality in the Greater Accra

Ghanaweb.com Oct 9 2020 - 23:27

Mr Kwadwo Owusu Ansah, the Director of Health Service in the Asene Manso Akroso District has stated that, "polio vaccine is not infected with

Ghanaweb.com Oct 9 2020 - 18:00

COVID-19 vaccines are in development but there is widespread distrust.

Detroit Free Press Oct 9 2020 - 05:03

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Health is set to roll out its measles and polio supplemental immunization campaign starting Oct

philstar.com Oct 8 2020 - 09:24

Dr Luis Amoussou-Gohoungo, Deputy Accra Regional Director of Health Services in charge of Public Health says multiple doses of polio vaccine to be

Ghanaweb.com Oct 8 2020 - 09:11

Parul Parmar, who was diagnosed with polio at a young age, had incurred a serious injury when she was three years old, but with grit and determinat

Sify.com Oct 8 2020 - 07:48

Progress on a polio vaccine was held up purely by chance because Dr. Flexner was using the rhesus monkey.

Middle East North Africa Financial Network Oct 8 2020 - 05:39

Africa Mass polio, measles vaccine program for Somalia. Posted .

Reuters Oct 8 2020 - 05:19

Parul Parmar, who was diagnosed with polio at a young age, had incurred a serious injury when she was three years old, but with grit and determinat

News18 on MSN.com Oct 8 2020 - 02:19

QUEZON CITY, October 8, (PIA) The Department of Health (DOH) announced the start of the nationwide Measles Rubella - Oral Polio Vaccine Supplementa

Gov Oct 8 2020 - 00:38

The Ministry of Health is set to begin the second round of the oral polio vaccination from Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 October 2020 across the country.

Ghanaweb.com Oct 7 2020 - 18:53

The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate achieved 95.3 per cent coverage during its mass Polio immunization exercise conducted between September 10

Ghanaweb.com Oct 7 2020 - 18:32

File photo: Philippine Red Cross volunteers participated in the ”Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio” activity of the DOH hoping to end Polio once again.

BusinessMirror Oct 7 2020 - 17:03

Rotary members in Summerville are taking action on World Polio Day, recognized this year on Oct.

Post and Courier Charleston Oct 7 2020 - 10:17

In Somalia, one in seven children dies before their fifth birthday and, in many cases, these deaths are preventable by use of vaccines.

ReliefWeb Oct 7 2020 - 03:17

Beginning October 26, the Department of Health and local government units nationwide will conduct a supplemental immunization activity to prevent a

philstar.com Oct 7 2020 - 02:51

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH), with the help of local government units, is set to kick off its nationwide supplemental vacci

Philippine Daily Inquirer Oct 7 2020 - 01:39

Rotary Club, Fagge branch in Kano has distributed wheelchairs to 10 victims of poliomyelitis in the state.

AllAfrica.com Oct 6 2020 - 23:22

English News and Press Release on Philippines about Health and Epidemic; published on 07 Oct 2020 by Govt. Philippines

ReliefWeb Oct 6 2020 - 23:17

Causing the problem was a serious outbreak of poliomyelitis or polio in Cork.

The Irish Times Oct 6 2020 - 22:13

The Greater Accra Regional Health Directorate, on Tuesday, said the second round of the phase three polio mass immunisation campaign, will start fr

Ghanaweb.com Oct 6 2020 - 19:52

Almost 10 million doses of polio vaccine arrived in Khartoum last week.

AllAfrica.com Oct 6 2020 - 10:32

Dr Senanu Kwesi Dzokoto, Deputy Volta Regional Director of Health, in charge of Public Health, has said that round two of phase three of the ongoin

Ghanaweb.com Oct 5 2020 - 09:24

A UNICEF survey found that 94% of countries implemented some form of remote learning when COVID-19 closed schools last spring, including in the Uni

Houston Chronicle Oct 5 2020 - 06:13

This isn't the first time America's schoolchildren have studied remotely – and Chicago's 1937 'radio school' experiment sh

The Conversation on MSN.com Oct 5 2020 - 05:07

English News and Press Release on Ethiopia about Health and Epidemic; published on 02 Oct 2020 by Govt. Ethiopia

ReliefWeb Oct 5 2020 - 02:14

A polio case was reported from Balochistan’s capital on Sunday.

Dawn Oct 4 2020 - 19:36

Nearly 10 million doses of polio vaccine arrived today in Khartoum.

ReliefWeb Oct 4 2020 - 06:04

In 2003, five northern Nigeria states boycotted the oral polio vaccine due to fears that it was unsafe.

ReliefWeb Oct 4 2020 - 02:45

History and Impact” is a Global Citizen series that examines how Australian aid has contributed to progress in one Asia-Pacific nation.

Global Citizen Oct 1 2020 - 18:33

Varun Singh Bhati was diagnosed with polio at a young age, but that did not deter the high jumper from attaining great heights in the sporting univ

Sify.com Oct 1 2020 - 09:42

No doubt the world has Dr Jonas Salk to thank for Nigeria becoming Wild Polio Virus free.

AllAfrica.com Sep 29 2020 - 23:46

Polio is an infectious disease that causes paralysis of the limbs or even death. There is no known cure.

NHK Sep 29 2020 - 23:45

Just whose fault is it that as many as 142,962 children were missed during the recent anti-polio drive in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) alone?

Daily Times(PK) on MSN.com Sep 29 2020 - 17:00

The anti-polio campaign carried out in the city over the past week had achieved over 94 per cent of its set target, claimed Karachi Commissioner So

The Express Tribune Sep 29 2020 - 11:22