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Gunmen on a motorcycle on Sunday shot dead a police constable guarding polio vaccination workers in rural northwest Pakistan, police said.

The Hindu Sep 19 2021 - 09:51

A police constable assigned to protect a team of polio vaccinators was martyred on Sunday in firing by unknown assailants near Kohat.

Samaa Sep 19 2021 - 09:18

An anti-polio campaign of varied duration will begin in Sindh and Balochistan from Monday.In Sindh, 9.4 million children up to five years old will

Pakistan Today Sep 19 2021 - 09:17

Unknown assailants have shot dead a police constable guarding polio vaccine workers in northwest Pakistan where a five-day immunization campaign is

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Sep 19 2021 - 01:47

Police say gunmen on a motorcycle have shot dead a police constable guarding polio vaccination workers in rural northwest Pakistan

ABC Sep 19 2021 - 00:17

THE national vaccination campaign that kicked off in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday is being described by experts

Dawn Sep 18 2021 - 17:42

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D.

Pink Sep 18 2021 - 15:26

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D.

Pink Sep 18 2021 - 15:24

I recall when I lived through the UK polio epidemic with two of my playmates ending up in leg irons.

BC Local News Sep 18 2021 (All day)

ISLAMABAD: The third nationwide anti-polio campaign kicked off in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday.

Dawn Sep 17 2021 - 20:31

In 1933, my 16-year-old brother died of polio. Like the COVID-19 virus, polio affected his lungs.

The Spokesman-Review Sep 17 2021 - 17:00

Talking to media on the occasion, Taimur Saleem Jhagra said that every campaign is a golden opportunity to immunize children under five against pol

Business Recorder Sep 17 2021 - 16:02

All arrangements have been finalised to launch a week-long anti-polio campaign from Monday during which 9.4 million children up to the age of five

The Express Tribune Sep 17 2021 - 14:08

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is utilizing all possible resources to end polio from the province.

Radio Pakistan Sep 17 2021 - 12:19

Special Assistant to the PM on National Health Services Dr Faisal Sultan has said that no polio case has been detected in the country for the last

Pakistan Today Sep 17 2021 - 10:13

Over 40 million children under five years of age will be vaccinated with the polio vaccine, along with a supplementary dose of Vitamin-A capsule du

Associated Press of Pakistan Sep 17 2021 - 09:00

Over 40 million children under five years of age will be vaccinated with the polio vaccine, along with a supplementary dose of Vitamin-A capsule du

Daily Times Sep 17 2021 - 06:13

An article shared hundreds of times on social media claims that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned of an expected o

AFP Sep 17 2021 - 05:19

Over 13,000 recovered from COVID-19 in a day; no polio case detected in 6 months Islamabad: Pakistan continues to make progress in battle against C

Gulf News Sep 17 2021 - 03:45

Special Assistant on National Health Services Dr Faisal Sultan has said that no polio case has been detected in the country over the last seven mon

Radio Pakistan Sep 16 2021 - 22:51

A TikTok video claims the CDC announced a coming outbreak of a polio-like disease. The CDC did make that announcement but in August 2020.

USA Today Sep 16 2021 - 15:05

At 72 years old, Jim Carr is a survivor. Sickened by polio at the age of three he survived months in an iron lung.

CBS Local on MSN.com Sep 16 2021 - 07:27

An anti-polio vaccination campaign will be launched across Balochistan from September 20, according to the provincial health department.

Samaa Sep 16 2021 - 05:12

ISLAMABAD: On Thursday, the federal government decided to initiate the nationwide anti-polio campaign this month.

Daily Times Sep 16 2021 - 00:05

KARACHI: A seven-day campaign to eradicate polio from the metropolitan city shall begin from September 20 even as there has not been a single case

ARY News Live Sep 15 2021 - 22:12

At 72 years old, Jim Carr is a survivor. Sickened by polio at the age of three he survived months in an iron lung.

YAHOO!News Sep 15 2021 - 21:14

At 72 years old, Jim Carr is a survivor. Sickened by polio at the age of three he survived months in an iron lung.

CBS Local on MSN.com Sep 15 2021 - 21:02

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to launch the nationwide anti-polio campaign this month, ARY News reported on Thursday.

ARY News Live Sep 15 2021 - 19:44

Olawale Ajimotokan The FCT Minister of state, Dr.

This Day Sep 15 2021 - 17:12

A delegation of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation of the United States called on Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid in Lahore today [Wednesd

Radio Pakistan Sep 15 2021 - 15:14

LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid said on Wednesday that the anti-polio programme was part of the larger Expanded Program on Immunisa

The Express Tribune Sep 15 2021 - 13:19

APP33-150921 QUETTA: September 15 – A speaker delivering her speech during a seminar titled Role of media in Polio Eradication Initiative at Press

Associated Press of Pakistan Sep 15 2021 - 09:31

The government was till now dependent on Sanofi, a foreign pharmaceutical company for supplying IPV to the universal immunisation programme.

India Times Sep 15 2021 - 00:02

Serum Institute of India (SII) will start supplying Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) to the Union government for the Universal Immunisation Programm

Daily Sep 14 2021 - 23:30

Approximately 450,000 schoolchildren will return to their classrooms in schools, which remained closed for two additional weeks to combat the sprea

Post-Bulletin Sep 14 2021 - 22:00

A total of 62 unemployed women graduates in Nasarawa State, are currently undergoing training by the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in va

LEADERSHIP Newspaper Sep 14 2021 - 20:03

The Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has commenced the second round of polio vaccination

Nairametrics Sep 14 2021 - 09:18

For some, getting the coronavirus vaccine this year brought back memories of other historic vaccination moments.

NBC Chicago on MSN.com Sep 14 2021 - 07:05

Pune's Serum Institute of India will start supplying Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) to the Union government for the Universal Immunisation Pr

NDTV Sep 14 2021 - 04:26

Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has kicked off the second round of the administration’s outbreak response to the circulating polio virus in the FCT.

LEADERSHIP Newspaper Sep 13 2021 - 23:19

You will have to turn to the Baby Boomers to find people who remember what it was like when polio was the disease that scared people as much as COV

Marshall Independent Sep 13 2021 - 23:01

Nigeria recorded 120 outbreaks of vaccine-derived polio recently, a rare poliovirus that exists in areas with poor sanitation.

LEADERSHIP Newspaper Sep 13 2021 - 19:10

The President of District 9125 of Rotary club of Kano, Rotn.

The Guardian Nigeria Sep 13 2021 - 18:47

V M Kishore Kumar was diagnosed with polio when he was five years old.

The Logical Indian Sep 13 2021 - 09:48

In the early 1950’s, polio caused more than 15,000 cases of paralysis each year. Today, using the successes of the past, doctors have been able to

News on 6 Sep 13 2021 - 05:11

Africa region was certified polio free by the Africa Regional Certification Commission for Polio Eradication (ARCC), as Nigeria achieved the wild p

AllAfrica.com Sep 13 2021 - 00:33

polio, measles, mumps, and rubella, hepatitis B, and chickenpox." "You say it’s a personal choice.

RealClearPolitics Sep 12 2021 - 09:41

"To attend school in your state of Nebraska, children must be vaccinated against a number of diseases," Chris Wallace told Governor Pete

Newsweek on MSN.com Sep 12 2021 - 09:14

Professor Oyewale Tomori, a leading virologist who helped spearhead Nigeria’s effort to kick out polio from the country is saying the outbreak of c

ReliefWeb Sep 12 2021 - 05:38

The Jigawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), says it has targeted 57,145 children for inoculation against polio in the second r

The Guardian Nigeria Sep 12 2021 - 05:37