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Polio vaccines are vaccines used to prevent poliomyelitis.

WhaTech Jan 15 2019 - 20:19

It has been the aim and target of the Government of Pakistan to eradicate polio in the country and make it a polio-free country.

Pakistan Observer Jan 15 2019 - 17:56

The Kwara State Government has confirmed two cases of Lassa Fever infecting a husband and wife in the state.

The Punch Newspapers Jan 15 2019 - 10:05

RAWALPINDI: Deputy Commissioner Umer Jhangir Tuesday directed Assistant Commissioners of all tehsils to follow up polio refusal cases and if anybod

Business Recorder Jan 15 2019 - 08:33

It is a global objective to eradicate poliomyelitis (polio) as well as reduce and prevent the occurrences of paralysis cases caused by polio vaccin

Global Times Jan 15 2019 - 03:43

An emergency committee of the World Health Organization has recommended polio as an emergency public health concern following the upsurge of cases.

standardmedia.co.ke Jan 14 2019 - 23:38

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WTVF Jan 14 2019 - 14:07

Health workers vaccinate a 2-year-old child during a polio vaccination campaign in January 2015 in a rural area of Tehsil Fateh Jang, Punjab, in Pa

Devex Jan 14 2019 - 08:43

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s ongoing fight against the crippling polio disease suffered a blow after environmental survey confirmed the presence of the vi

The News Tribe Jan 14 2019 - 07:49

I experienced déjà vu when I took care of a child with acute flaccid myelitis in 2014, one of the first cases of its kind at the Children's Ho

Medical Xpress Jan 14 2019 - 06:35

Just months after a vaccine scandal made waves and undermined the public’s confidence in the country’s vaccine industry, the Chinese government is

FiercePharma Jan 14 2019 - 01:06

Police have begun an investigation after at least 145 children received expired polio vaccines in China's eastern province on Jiangsu, the Glo

CNBC Jan 13 2019 - 17:55

ISLAMABAD — With the confirmation of another case, the total count of polio cases in Pakistan reached nine in 2018.

Philippine Daily Inquirer Jan 13 2019 - 03:29

PESHAWAR: Another Polio case reported from district Bajaur as the number of polio cases rise to six from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa .

ReliefWeb Jan 12 2019 - 22:52

At least 145 children were administered expired polio vaccines in eastern China, state media reported, despite the government promising to prevent

Hong Kong Free Press Jan 12 2019 - 21:00

ISLAMABAD: Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Polio Chairman Dr Jean Marc Olivé on Saturday urged the government to go extra mile to free Pakistan f

Dawn Jan 12 2019 - 19:38

Cebu City, Philippines – Polio is a disease that can affect a person’s ability to move.

Inquirer.net Jan 12 2019 - 18:05

The Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on polio eradication concluded its five-day technical field consultation, commending the government for progress

Daily Times Jan 12 2019 - 14:40

UND’s first NCAA national championship team didn’t waste any time trading old stories Friday as they gathered for a 60-year anniversary of the 1958

Grand Forks Herald Jan 11 2019 - 22:01

PESHAWAR: The National Emergency Operations Centre, Islamabad, on Friday notified a polio case from Bajaur tribal district.

Dawn Jan 11 2019 - 19:06

Folajogun Akinlami is a broadcaster and the founder of Differently Abled Foundation based in Akure, Ondo State.

The Punch Newspapers Jan 11 2019 - 15:08

PESHAWAR: A new case of polio has surfaced in the Lakki Marwat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

Pakistan Today Jan 11 2019 - 08:11

ISLAMABAD: With the confirmation of another case, the total count of polio cases in the country reached nine in 2018.

ReliefWeb Jan 11 2019 - 00:41

At least 145 children were administered expired polio vaccines in eastern China, state media reported, despite the government promising to prevent

Hong Kong Free Press Jan 11 2019 - 00:05

At least 145 children were administered expired polio vaccines in Jiangsu province, state media reported, despite the government promising to preve

rthk.hk Jan 10 2019 - 22:58

Shanghai (AFP) - At least 145 children were administered expired polio vaccines in eastern China, state media reported, despite the government prom

YAHOO! Jan 10 2019 - 22:36

A 16-month-old girl has been diagnosed with polio in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Lakki Marwat. She was given polio drops over seven times.

Samaa Jan 10 2019 - 22:10

Data shows a record number of confirmed Acute Flaccid Myelitis cases were reported in 2018.

KVOA 4 Jan 10 2019 - 18:01

A 16-month-old girl from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Lakki Marwat district has contracted the polio virus, healthcare officials confirmed on Thursday

Dawn Jan 10 2019 - 11:54

ISLAMABAD: A polio case has been reported in Lakki Marwat district of Khyber Pakhtunhwa, an official Twitter handle reported.

The News International Jan 10 2019 - 10:08

A local health center in Jiangsu province, China gave expired polio vaccines to more than 100 children.

Philippine Daily Inquirer Jan 10 2019 - 01:35

Three health officials responsible for 145 babies being given expired oral vaccines were dismissed from their posts in Jinhu county, Jiangsu provin

ECNS Jan 9 2019 - 17:18

More than 100 children in eastern China have been given expired polio vaccines by a local health centre, according to mainland media, just months a

South China Morning Post Jan 9 2019 - 11:33

Morobe provincial health will go into round five of the mass polio vaccination campaign targeting a population of 291,082 children from 0 to 15 yea

Post-Courier Jan 9 2019 - 11:04

Entornointeligente.com / Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Ghebreyesus says that polio is likely to be eliminated fro

Entorno Inteligente Jan 9 2019 - 08:40

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani officials say the country is on track to eradicate polio in 2019 despite Taliban attacks and superstition that has spurred ma

The Washington Post Jan 9 2019 - 01:28

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, highlighted WHO’s commitment to the final push to eradicate po

Ekklesia Jan 8 2019 - 23:08

ISLAMABAD: Missing children and refusals by parents are the key challenges facing the eradication of polio in Pakistan, World Health Organisation D

Dawn Jan 8 2019 - 22:02

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii remains among 11 states in the nation yet to confirm a case of acute flaccid myelitis.

West Hawaii Today Jan 8 2019 - 13:28

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus highlighted WHO’s commitment to the final push to eradicate polio on a 4-day visit to Afghanista

ReliefWeb Jan 8 2019 - 13:20

APP57-08 ISLAMABAD: January 08 - Director General WHO Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus calls on Prime Minister Imran Khan at PM Office.

Associated Press of Pakistan Jan 8 2019 - 10:04

He was regarded as ‘the father of sugar pills’ in China as a result of an oral polio vaccine he developed which reduced incidence rate of the disea

PM NEWS Nigeria Jan 8 2019 - 00:34

Texas has reported the most cases nationwide of a mysterious polio-like illness in 2018.

KERA News Jan 7 2019 - 17:50

The number of confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a rare polio-like disease that can cause permanent disability, has increased to four in Ma

MassLive Jan 7 2019 - 16:28

The stories behind children who contract acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) sound like something straight out of a nightmare.

Houston Chronicle Jan 7 2019 - 13:54

This year, there will be only one round of the intensified pulse polio immunisation campaign.

thehindu.com Jan 7 2019 - 11:03

Under the UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has provided over 371.1 million units of polio vaccines to more than 57

Daily Times Jan 6 2019 - 13:26

The UAE has provided over 371.1 million units of polio vaccines to more than 57 million Pakistani children between 2014 and December 2018, through

ReliefWeb Jan 6 2019 - 13:16

The world is close to eliminating polio, and the Apple Valley Rotary’s second annual Polio Plus Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction 1-4 p.m.

Hometown Source Jan 6 2019 - 09:55