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In total, 19* children with cVDPV have been identified across Somalia since the initial detection of the ongoing cVDPV2 and cVDPV3 outbreaks in lat

ReliefWeb Sep 29 2020 - 06:21

As many as 142,962 children in the province were missed during the recent anti-polio vaccination drive.

The Express Tribune Sep 29 2020 - 01:03

AT News</p> <p>Around two million children under five years will receive immunization drops and vaccinates against

Middle East North Africa Financial Network Sep 28 2020 - 14:02

AT LEAST 213,703 Kapampangan children aged zero to 59 months received each a dose of polio vaccine from the Department of Health (DOH) in

Sun Star Sep 28 2020 - 03:28

Pakistan was on the brink of declaring victory against the polio virus.

Dawn Sep 28 2020 - 00:37

Another female polo worker was harassed by a man who allegedly expressed derogatory remarks against her during the immunisation campaign in the Wes

Dawn Sep 27 2020 - 23:05

Health officials said that two new positive cases of polio were recorded in northern Badakhshan province.

Middle East North Africa Financial Network Sep 27 2020 - 17:27

The Cold War was raging, and the State Department had failed to get Russia to negotiate on a “Berlin access agreement.” But the biggest local news

San Antonio Express-News Sep 26 2020 - 07:09

The health authorities in the garrison town claimed to have successfully completed the polio vaccination drive in the district.

The Express Tribune Sep 26 2020 - 02:11

Cases were registered against three people including a woman for resisting a polio team as well as a court official on Friday.

The Express Tribune Sep 26 2020 - 01:44

Pakistan is one of only two countries to still have wild polio but efforts to stamp it out face suspicion.

BBC Sep 26 2020 - 00:47

Retired government scientist has achieved a great deal in life from photography to health research despite his physical disability - even keeping u

The Baltimore Sun Sep 25 2020 - 09:28

A two-day-long intensified pulse polio immunisation (IPPI) drive was launched by the health department over the weekend.

Hindustan Times Sep 25 2020 - 01:41

Representative to Nigeria, Dr Walter Kazadi Mulombo has congratulated Borno, the last wild polio virus (WPV) sanctuary in Africa, for making Nigeri

AllAfrica.com Sep 25 2020 - 00:35

Over 20 refusal cases of polio vaccination that surfaced in Togh Bala town here were addressed on Thursday.

Dawn Sep 24 2020 - 20:11

In Pakistan, the first nationwide polio vaccination campaign since the start of the coronavirus pandemic is under way.

BBC Sep 24 2020 - 17:07

NATIONAL: On Oct. 24, bicyclists, donors, and sponsors from both Canada and the U.S.

BizBash Sep 24 2020 - 04:56

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning about a potential outbreak of a debilitating polio-like co

WKYC3 Sep 23 2020 - 20:00

Anita contracted polio as a baby during the outbreak in the early fifties, she says doctors in Mexico didn’t think she would make it, but she did.

ABC15 Arizona Sep 23 2020 - 15:57

M. Laura Caso spoke with a Medina family fighting back and helping the others know what to look for.

WKYC3 Sep 23 2020 - 15:31

The Pakistan Army on Wednesday joined national anti-polio and tree plantation campaigns as Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa pla

The Express Tribune Sep 23 2020 - 15:28

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Radio Pakistan Sep 23 2020 - 09:11

Representative to Nigeria, Dr Walter Kazadi Mulombo has congratulated Borno, the last wild polio virus (WPV) sanctuary in Africa, for making Nigeri

ReliefWeb Sep 23 2020 - 03:40

Somalia is among high-risk Polio outbreak countries due to its fragile and vulnerable population that mostly includes nomads, displaced people and

aa.com.tr Sep 23 2020 - 00:56

After the World Health Assembly passed a resolution to eradicate polio worldwide in 1988, the Global Certification Commission led the way in establ

World Health Organization Sep 23 2020 - 00:28

By foot, boat and bicycle, thousands of volunteer vaccinators in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) go to extraordinary efforts, sometimes at p

World Health Organization Sep 23 2020 - 00:12

A health worker gives polio vaccine to a child during a door-to-door polio vaccination campaign in Rawalpindi of Pakistan's east Punjab provin

Global Times Sep 22 2020 - 17:55

Mike Lang grew up in Baltimore, contracted polio as a child in the late 1940s, but survived to become a scientist and accomplished photographer.

The Baltimore Sun Sep 22 2020 - 13:21

National Coordinator Polio Eradication Initiative Dr.

Radio Pakistan Sep 22 2020 - 08:20

A health worker gives a polio vaccine to a child in Karachi, Pakistan, on Sept. 21, 2020.

mainichi.jp Sep 22 2020 - 02:31

Pakhtunkhwa Police Dr Sanaullah Abbasi on Monday visited the Charsadda district and launched the anti-polio drive there.

The Express Tribune Sep 22 2020 - 01:54

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised Nigeria not to relax on the fact that poliomyelitis has been finally eradicated in the country.

AllAfrica.com Sep 22 2020 - 01:21

Polio immunisation efforts resumed in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad after seven months In Islamabad, the vaccination campaign was ina

Dawn Sep 22 2020 - 00:06

The Rawalpindi district administration has decided to register cases against parents who do not vaccinate their children against polio under sectio

The Express Tribune Sep 21 2020 - 23:45

Chandigarh [India], September 22 (ANI): The Haryana government on Monday initiated the first phase of sub-national vaccination Pulse Polio Campaign

Asian News International Sep 21 2020 - 21:01

LAHORE: Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Monday launched five-day province-wide polio vaccination drive by administering polio vaccine to children at

Dawn Sep 21 2020 - 20:38

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar inaugurated the five-day province-wise anti-polio drive by administering anti-polio drops to the

Business Recorder Sep 21 2020 - 14:45


Xinhua Sep 21 2020 - 07:36

A nationwide polio vaccination campaign resumed Monday across all of Pakistan's provinces after a months-long suspension due to the COVID-19 o

The News International Sep 21 2020 - 01:12

At least nine million, 2.5 million, 6.54 million, and 20 million children are aimed to be vaccinated against polio in Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pa

Geo News Sep 21 2020 - 00:32

A countrywide polio campaign aiming to inoculate 40 million children will begin in Pakistan today (Monday) and go on till September 25 (Friday).

Dawn Sep 21 2020 - 00:03

Let the doctors do their jobs. When they say you need the vaccine, there is no room for ambiguity," says Maulana Swati.

Dawn Sep 20 2020 - 22:52

As the Sub-National Immunisation Day (SNID) round of pulse polio drive was launched in the district, as many as 32,251 children in the age group 0-

The Tribune Sep 20 2020 - 19:33

Around 7 lakh children to get polio drops during 3-day drive The state Health Department will immunise around 7 lakh children in high-risk areas ac

The Tribune Sep 20 2020 - 19:16

English News and Press Release on Pakistan about Health and Epidemic; published on 18 Sep 2020 by Govt. Pakistan

ReliefWeb Sep 20 2020 - 18:31

The target is to give polio shots to around 6,80,800 children across the state for which a total of 8,436 places have been identified

Hindustan Times Sep 20 2020 - 13:04

Punjab Government on Sunday launched a three-day polio vaccination drive to cover around seven lakh children in the state’s high risk areas, amidst

The Pioneer Sep 20 2020 - 12:10

PAMPANGA. The Angeles City Government, under the administration of Mayor Carmelo "Pogi" Lazatin Jr., resumes the second round of

Sun Star Sep 20 2020 - 04:56

KARACHI: The health minister launched on Saturday a province-wide oral polio vaccination (OPV) campaign — scheduled in 29 districts from Sept 21 to

Dawn Sep 19 2020 - 19:19

Only 80K G’gram kids to get drops as officials busy with Covid duty Owing to the rising Covid numbers, the Gurugram administration has restricted t

The Tribune Sep 19 2020 - 18:49