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or more than two years, the global initiative to eradicate polio has been trying to convince companies and laboratories around the world to get rid

STAT May 25 2018 - 01:48

In a worrying development, anti-polio vaccine refusals in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) rose by 6,527 in May 2018 compared to refusals in April 2018.

ReliefWeb May 24 2018 - 22:42

Islamabad, May 24, IRNA -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has stressed upon the need for close cooperation between Iran and Pakistan to eradic

IRNA May 24 2018 - 04:32

New York: A novel single-shot nanoparticle vaccine developed by MIT researchers could assist efforts to eradicate polio worldwide.

Madhyamam May 24 2018 - 04:03

Eight Rotarians are travelling 1,000 miles in two old cars to help wipe out a crippling disease.

Kent Online May 23 2018 - 16:29

BOSTON: MIT scientists have developed a new nanoparticle vaccine that could assist efforts to eradicate polio worldwide.

The New Indian Express May 22 2018 - 07:42

A new single-shot nanoparticle vaccine has been developed to eradicate polio, worldwide.

Medindia May 22 2018 - 06:54

According to Dr.

The Times-Reporter May 22 2018 - 01:31

A nanoparticle vaccine could help eradicate polio worldwide.

Science Daily May 21 2018 - 13:56

(Nanowerk News) A new nanoparticle vaccine developed by MIT researchers could assist efforts to eradicate polio worldwide.

Nanowerk May 21 2018 - 12:18

One-shot polio vaccine could help eradicate the disease worldwide.

Phys.org May 21 2018 - 12:08

DUKKI, Pakistan — Outside her small, mud-walled house in western Pakistan, Gul Saima is cajoling her 3-year-old son to take a few steps.

The Seattle Times May 21 2018 - 08:38

DUKKI, Pakistan — Outside her small, mud-walled house in western Pakistan, Gul Saima is cajoling her 3-year-old son to take a few steps.

The New York Times May 21 2018 - 02:47

Rotary District 7170’s annual conference, held in Oneonta for the first time over the weekend, culminated Sunday with an early-morning "End Po

The Daily Star May 20 2018 - 18:37

Rotary District 7170’s annual conference, held in Oneonta for the first time over the weekend, culminated Sunday with an early-morning "End Po

The Daily Star May 20 2018 - 17:44

An epidemic of polio - a once feared disease that has almost been eradicated in the 21st century - stuck Tuscarawas County with a fury in the summe

The Times-Reporter May 20 2018 - 13:09

Sheri Caldwell lost the use of her arms from polio in 1960 when she was 6 years old. Now, she paints beautiful artwork using her feet.

AZFamily May 19 2018 - 13:11

In Karachi, Pakistan, Rotary PolioPlus activities are building community trust.

ReliefWeb May 19 2018 - 12:39

A portrait celebrating a landmark moment of scientific discovery will be unveiled at UMass Medical School on May 29. Chancellor Michael F.

University of Massachusetts Medical School May 18 2018 - 10:06

Health workers have made some large strides against polio but getting to zero is elusive.

NPR May 18 2018 - 04:21

Experts are hoping that polio could be wiped out by the end of the year, despite stubborn pockets of the disease remaining in a handful of countrie

The Daily Telegraph May 17 2018 - 21:45

Rotary International, in conjunction with Rotary Club District 9110, is organising a three-day conference in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, to e

The Nation Newspaper May 17 2018 - 16:02

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SmartBrief May 16 2018 - 10:46

Polio, also called poliomyelitis, is a serious condition that’s caused by poliovirus.

Healthline May 16 2018 - 10:06

School children throughout Britain are being injected with a vaccine to prevent polio, May 1956.

The Guardian May 15 2018 - 21:30

LAHORE: It was the second day of the polio campaign by the health department in a posh locality of the provincial capital.

Daily Times May 15 2018 - 15:34

LAHORE: A World Health Organization (WHO) team said on Monday that immunity of Pakistan’s population against Polio has increased a great deal since

Pakistan Today May 14 2018 - 21:29

LAHORE: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that the immunity of the population against polio virus has increased considerably in Pakistan

Daily Times May 14 2018 - 14:42

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New Jersey Hills May 14 2018 - 14:19

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SmartBrief May 14 2018 - 10:51

Four additional countries in the WHO European Region have successfully added the inactivated poliomyelitis (polio) vaccine (IPV) to their routine i

WHO Europe May 14 2018 - 07:32

KARACHI: The Sindh Coordinator, Emergency Operation Centre for Polio eradication, Dr Fayyaz Jatoi has strongly dispelled the impression being creat

Business Recorder May 14 2018 - 05:30

The Miga Local Government Council authority of Jigawa says no fewer than 62,521 children would be immunized at the on-going polio immunisation in t

The Nation Newspaper May 13 2018 - 03:45

The struggle to eradicate polio from Pakistan ebbs and flows.

The Express Tribune May 12 2018 - 05:46

Polio or poliomyelitis is a deadly infectious disease caused by a human enterovirus called the poliovirus.

standardmedia.co.ke May 11 2018 - 01:20

PESHAWAR: Residents of Shaheen Muslim Town announced boycott of polio vaccination here on Thursday and held a protest demonstration outside Peshawa

Dawn May 10 2018 - 18:38

The discovery of Polio virus in Eastleigh in Nairobi has pushed back Kenya’s efforts to be declared polio-free by three years.

Business Daily May 10 2018 - 17:00

The Pakistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Pakistan.

ReliefWeb May 10 2018 - 11:33

Behind an iron gate in a mud-brick home in southern Afghanistan, one of the country’s newest polio patients is still learning how to walk.

IRIN May 10 2018 - 08:00

Representative of Rotary International President, Mary Beth Selene, yesterday arrived in Nigeria to initiate a fresh financial support for polio er

AllAfrica.com May 10 2018 - 05:00

PESHAWAR: With a view to stop virus transmission and stamp out polio from the region synchronized anti-polio campaign is successfully underway in 1

ReliefWeb May 10 2018 - 00:44

Representative of Rotary International President, Mary Beth Selene, yesterday arrived in Nigeria to initiate a fresh financial support for polio er

The Guardian Nigeria May 9 2018 - 20:14

A Pakistani health official says a five-day anti-polio drive has been launched in the country to vaccinate millions of children under five years of

Chicago Tribune May 9 2018 - 15:31

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has thanked Bill Gates for acknowledging his contribution in helping India become polio free.

Times of India May 9 2018 - 05:21

An anti-polio campaign has kicked off in Nairobi today and the target is to further shield children under the age of five following reports of case

standardmedia.co.ke May 9 2018 - 04:46

Polio is a crippling and potentially fatal infectious disease. There is no cure, but there are safe and effective vaccines.

Daily Nation May 9 2018 - 04:00

LAHORE: Countries achieving polio eradication have successfully used Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) and Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV).

Daily Times May 9 2018 - 03:56

The government will spend Sh100 million on a five-day oral polio vaccination of children under five years. It runs from today through Sunday.

The Star May 8 2018 - 15:05