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In the mid-twentieth century, the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (the predecessor to today’s March of Dimes) pioneered a new approach

PBS Mar 23 2019 - 08:01

(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) BARA/SADDA: The Mallagori tribe of Khyber tribal district has announced to boycott the polio vaccination campaign to

MENAFN Mar 23 2019 - 01:03

LAHORE: Participants of a seminar called for a movement against polio on the pattern of the dengue campaign for its complete eradication from Pakis

Dawn Mar 22 2019 - 22:11

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani has directed all healthcare centres and basic health units to ensure availability of vacci

Dawn Mar 21 2019 - 19:26

KARACHI: A three-year-old girl has been tested positive for poliovirus, becoming the first case of the crippling disease of the current year, offic

Dawn Mar 21 2019 - 19:26

The polio cases tally in 2019 mounted to six as two new cases were surfaced in Karachi and Khyber on Thursday.

Pakistan Observer Mar 21 2019 - 13:43

ISLAMABAD / KARACHI: Two new polio cases emerged in Khyber tribal district and Karachi on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases to six in th

The Express Tribune Mar 21 2019 - 11:28

OPINION: Today measles and tomorrow, what?

Stuff.co.nz Mar 21 2019 - 09:05

In about six months, Nigeria will achieve what will arguably be one of her recent greatest public health achievements; being declared polio-free.

Medium Mar 21 2019 - 08:43

Two more cases of polio have been reported in Pakistan – one each from Karachi and district Khyber.

Samaa Mar 21 2019 - 04:12

A boy receives polio vaccine drops, during an anti-polio campaign, in a low-income neighbourhood in Karachi, Pakistan, April 9, 2018.

Geo News Mar 21 2019 - 01:42

A CATHOLIC priest who was a victim of polio during his childhood days in Southern Highlands is appealing to parents to have their children under 15

National Mar 19 2019 - 17:54

A strain of the polio virus was found in wastewater near Hadera, meaning the virus has spread to the north of Israel.

Jewish Journal Mar 19 2019 - 04:54

The finding, submitted to the Ghaziabad district court on March 15, puts India's polio-free-country status at risk as it was believed to have

moneycontrol.com Mar 18 2019 - 23:52

The Executive Secretary Primary Health Care Development Authority in Fufore Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Yahya Ibn Sa’id has disclosed t

Daily Trust Mar 18 2019 - 19:25

On 22 June 2017, the Occupy Democrats Facebook page posted a meme claiming that the United States government paid for Mitch McConnell’s care and re

Snopes.com Mar 18 2019 - 17:35

New Delhi: A government laboratory has confirmed the presence of polio-2 virus, a strain that was believed to have been eradicated from India in 20

Mint Mar 18 2019 - 12:36

Rhode Islanders were dealing with a polio scare in 1960, and Channel 10 stepped in to help.

WJAR Mar 18 2019 - 10:40

John Seccafico’s diagnosis tore through town like a line drive to hell: polio.

The Roanoke Times Mar 18 2019 - 10:31

John Seccafico’s diagnosis tore through town like a line drive to hell: polio.

The Roanoke Times Mar 18 2019 - 10:31

No fewer than 1.13 million children are expected to be vaccinated against polio in the ongoing four-day house-to-house immunisation exercise in Ada

Naija Gist - Latest Mar 18 2019 - 08:46

Several churches in the Daulo district of Eastern Highlands province have questioned the polio vaccination program.

Post-Courier Mar 18 2019 - 07:38

An anti-polio campaign in Balochistan’s Chaman is targeting adults as well as children this time around.

Samaa Mar 18 2019 - 01:03

On Tuesday Rotary club members will once again climb into their bike saddles in McNamara Street and depart for Molong on their way to Cowra, spread

Central Western Daily Mar 17 2019 - 23:00

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has issued a ‘final’ warning to the UN agencies helping it in anti-polio programme to improve performan

Dawn Mar 16 2019 - 19:43

Nashik: The civic administration had set a target of 1,82,596 children to be administered the pulse polio dose by March 15.

timesofindia.indiatimes.com Mar 16 2019 - 15:54

Dr Towoju Olumunyiwa, a medical practitioner with National Hospital, Abuja, has called on Federal Government to embrace measures that could make Ni

PM NEWS Nigeria Mar 16 2019 - 10:47

Dr Towoju Olumunyiwa, a medical practitioner with National Hospital, Abuja, has called on Federal Government to embrace measures that could make Ni

Vanguard Mar 16 2019 - 10:24

No fewer than 72 teams including town criers have been deployed for the house-to-house polio immunization for children from 0 to 59 months in Yola

Vanguard Mar 16 2019 - 10:20

MADURAI: A total of 3.12 lakh children – below 5 years of age – in Madurai district were covered and polio drops was administered for them in the w

timesofindia.indiatimes.com Mar 16 2019 - 05:33

It started with what seemed to be an innocuous cold, accompanied by lower back pain and unusually sensitive skin.

Medium Mar 16 2019 - 04:06

PESHAWAR: Teachers of government schools in the newly merged tribal and southern districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have challenged in the Peshawar Hi

The News International on MSN.com Mar 15 2019 - 17:00

A five-day polio drive would commence in three tehsils of the district including Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation and Cantonments areas from March

Pakistan Observer Mar 15 2019 - 11:18

(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to block the computerised national identity cards (CNICs) of

MENAFN Mar 14 2019 - 21:35

DEAR DR. ROACH: I had polio when I was 11 years old, many years ago, and miraculously, recovered enough to live a normal life.

The Daily Courier Mar 14 2019 - 20:19

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of National Health Services Aamir Mehmood Kiani has sent a summary to Prime Minister Imran Khan for removal of the prem

Dawn Mar 14 2019 - 19:14

Federal Minister of National Health Services Aamir Mehmood Kiani has sent a summary to Prime Minister Imran Khan for removal of the premier's

Dawn on MSN.com Mar 14 2019 - 17:00

Banda, Mar 14 : A nine-month-old infant in Uttar Pradesh's Banda city died after allegedly consuming polio drops.

New Kerala Mar 14 2019 - 03:46

Authorities in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district have launched a probe into the death of a nine-month-old baby allegedly after she was given poli

India TV Mar 14 2019 - 03:27

Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) Authorities in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district have launched a probe into the death of a nine-month-old baby allegedly

Yahoo! India News Mar 14 2019 - 03:05

In a shocking incident, a 9-month-old baby boy died after being allegedly given polio drops in Uttar Pradesh’s Banda, reported news agency ANI.

Catch News Mar 14 2019 - 02:30

The incident comes just after reports emerged that two infants had died and 32 were hospitalised in Hyderabad after they were administered wrong va

The Financial Express Mar 14 2019 - 00:36

The incident comes just after reports emerged that two infants had died and 32 were hospitalised in Hyderabad after they were administered wrong va

The Financial Express Mar 13 2019 - 21:04

Days after two infants died and 32 were hospitalised in Hyderabad after vaccination, a 9-month-old died allegedly after he was given polio drops in

NDTV Mar 13 2019 - 19:35

ROUND four of the nationwide polio vaccination programme began last week and will run for two weeks.

National Mar 12 2019 - 19:36

A total of 1.54 lakh children were administered polio drops in the district against the target of 1.43 lakh during the three-day pulse polio vaccin

The Tribune Mar 12 2019 - 19:19

Pakistan, March 13 -- The more real you get, the more unreal everything else is.

Daily Times(PK) on MSN.com Mar 12 2019 - 17:00

PESHAWAR: Frustrated by the ever-growing refusal cases, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday decided to block the computerised national ide

The News International on MSN.com Mar 12 2019 - 17:00

The more real you get, the more unreal everything else is.

Daily Times Mar 12 2019 - 12:53

To support polio eradication efforts, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), in collaboration with Pakistan Polio Eradication Program, has tak

ProPakistani Mar 12 2019 - 08:57