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The children have zero histories of essential immunisation against the virus Three cases were reported in KP, two in Sindh ISLAMABAD: Three days af

Pakistan Today Aug 25 2019 - 09:53

KARACHI: The Emergency Operation Centre for Polio in Sindh has announced that two polio cases have been reported from the province, both from the c

The News International Aug 25 2019 - 09:11

PESHAWAR: Pakistan’s efforts to eradicate the poliovirus were dealt yet another blow on Sunday as three more cases were confirmed in Khyber-Pakhtun

The Express Tribune Aug 25 2019 - 07:14

ENUGU, NIGERIA - Ayuba Gufwan, father of five, made sure each of his children was immunized against polio at the youngest possible age.

Voice of America Aug 24 2019 - 10:46

ENUGU, NIGERIA - Nigerian activist Ayuba Gufwan made sure his five children received polio vaccinations soon after they were born.

Voice of America Aug 23 2019 - 15:13

Nigeria has officially wiped out wild polio.

New Scientist Aug 23 2019 - 09:58

As the world strives to eradicate polio, Africa may soon reach a major breakthrough in efforts to rid the planet of one of the most devastating dis

AllAfrica.com Aug 22 2019 - 22:45

A child is given a dose of polio vaccine at an immunization center in Nigeria.

Devex Aug 22 2019 - 04:57

Nigeria reportedly has not detected a case of polio for three straight years.

Medical Daily Aug 22 2019 - 00:55

In August 2016, 4 new cases of polio-virus type 1 (WPV1) were reported in Borno State, the first WPV1 strain detected in Nigeria since 2014.

AllAfrica.com Aug 22 2019 - 00:29

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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

“As of now, government has released some money so far, and we are still advocating for more to ensure Nigeria would be polio-free by the year 2020”

guardian.ng Oct 8 2016 - 17:28

I’m overlooking the threats of polio and nuclear annihilation, which cast long shadows over those years.

The Post and Courier Oct 8 2016 - 16:59

PESHAWAR: A resident of tehsil Bara, Khyber Agency and polio worker appealed to all the refusal parents to vaccinate their offspring with polio dro

The Frontier Post Oct 8 2016 - 12:41

Rotarians from Dickinson have been on the front lines of eradicating polio throughout the world.

The Dickinson Press Oct 8 2016 - 03:23

Bonnie Ulrich of Dickinson was a little girl in 1950 when she contracted polio.

The Dickinson Press Oct 8 2016 - 03:23

Nigeria’s health minister, Isaac Adewole, said on Friday that his government is determined to rid the country of polio again.

ReliefWeb Oct 8 2016 - 02:54

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning people about the illness that can lead to paralysis.

cdanews.com Oct 7 2016 - 16:53

Without warning, Carter Roberts's "playful, active, and healthy" lifestyle took a drastic turn in July.

ijr.com Oct 7 2016 - 14:23

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Dallas News Oct 7 2016 - 13:04

WHO has published Wild polio and vaccine derived polio in Nigeria.

crofsblogs.typepad.com Oct 7 2016 - 06:45

After more than two years without the detection of wild polio in Nigeria, the Government reported three laboratory confirmed wild poliovirus type o

outbreaknewstoday.com Oct 7 2016 - 06:09

PESHAWAR (Web Desk) – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province is on its way to get rid of polio adhering to the goal set forth in the National Emergency Po

en.dailypakistan.com.pk Oct 7 2016 - 01:01

Six weeks ago, in WHO Statement On Two Wild Poliovirus Cases In Nigeria, we saw the first reports of wild polio in Nigeria since 2014.

afludiary.blogspot.com Oct 7 2016 - 01:01

In the 1940s and ’50s, polio — a viral disease which attacks the central nervous system — affected nearly half a million people worldwide each year

The Pitt News Oct 6 2016 - 21:12

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is on its way to get rid of polio in line with goal set forth in the National Emergency Polio Eradication Plan, which

Dawn Oct 6 2016 - 18:34

SANNIQUELLIE, Nimba – Six suspected cases of polio have been discovered in Nimba, according to county health officials. Dr.

bushchicken.com Oct 6 2016 - 16:54

The polio epidemic was devastating in the 20th century, causing paralysis and even death in children, but the disease was eliminated in 1979.

morningticker.com Oct 6 2016 - 13:34

Clitheroe is being turned Purple4Polio by the Rotary Clubs of Clitheroe and Ribblesdale together with the pupils of Ribblesdale High School.

The Clitberoe Advertiser and Times Oct 6 2016 - 08:40

Kwiza Mbumbeh, Maiduguri(October 6, 2016)-The Yobe State Government has launched campaigns against the eradication of polio with the establishment

sahelstandard.com Oct 6 2016 - 08:33

The Government of Yobe state, on inaugurated what it called polio outbreak response centers in remote border communities of the state as a way of c

Premium Times Oct 6 2016 - 07:07

Named Acute flaccid myelitis or AFM, it is a condition that affects the nervous system, especially the spinal cord which connects all parts of the

i4u.com Oct 6 2016 - 05:56