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This week marks the 66th anniversary of the first polio vaccine approved as “safe, effective and potent” in the fight against poliomyelitis, a

Case Western Reserve University Apr 16 2021 - 06:18

"We eradicate things where we have very high vaccination rates, and where the vaccine is a one-and-done vaccine where it's fully protecti

CNBC on MSN.com Apr 16 2021 - 04:51

It was the l950s and all parents worried about it.

Portland Press Herald Apr 15 2021 - 01:00

Sa'ada governorate is located in north-western Yemen and was estimated to have a population of 934,000 as of the 2021 Humaniatian Needs Overvi

ReliefWeb Apr 14 2021 - 19:52

Sa'ada governorate is located in north-western Yemen and was estimated to have a population of 934,000 as of the 2021 Humaniatian Needs Overvi

ReliefWeb Apr 14 2021 - 19:52

HYDERABAD: Commissioner Mohammad Abbas Baloch has asked all deputy commissioners of the division to further improve all indicators regarding polio

Dawn Apr 13 2021 - 18:40

Lahore has been declared a polio-free city, for the first time in the last three years, Lahore’s Deputy Commissioner Muddassir Riaz Malik revealed

Daily Times Apr 12 2021 - 19:26

Is the 1st polio-virus free city of Pakistan but sees steady spike in coronavirus cases Islamabad: Lahore has become the first polio-virus free cit

Gulf News Apr 12 2021 - 08:13

QUETTA: Parliamentary Secretary for Information Bushra Rind on Monday said that the ongoing polio eradication campaign in the province could be mad

Business Recorder Apr 12 2021 - 07:42

The new autofiction novel "Becoming Sharon" by Suzanne Yuskiw chronicles one woman's seven-decade journey to find her true identity

YAHOO!Finance Apr 12 2021 - 03:20

A four-day polio campaign has been conducted house to house to vaccinate 5.8 million under-five children in selected high-risk areas with two drops

ReliefWeb Apr 12 2021 - 00:21

But it didn’t bring back memories about getting her polio shot at the first vaccine clinic in Bismarck six decades ago.

SFGate Apr 11 2021 - 22:05

The second national polio immunization campaign of 2021 was launched today by the Ministry of Public Health of Afghanistan, in collaboration with U

ReliefWeb Apr 10 2021 - 16:59

NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. — Anna Mae Vetter has vivid memories of a ride she took in a cab from Chicago to Evanston, Ill., in 1943.

Post-Bulletin Apr 10 2021 - 14:27

The program for the day was presented by Past District Governor Dr.

Houston Chronicle Apr 9 2021 - 09:22

As countries around the world begin rolling out COVID-19 vaccinations, many rely on a network of community health workers, labs, and surveillance t

Devex Apr 9 2021 - 06:58

Afghanistan is trying to inoculate millions of children against polio after pandemic lockdowns stalled the effort to eradicate the crippling diseas

MSN Apr 8 2021 - 02:53

When the U.S.

Fast Company Apr 8 2021 - 02:00

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan is trying to inoculate millions of children against polio after pandemic lockdowns stalled the effort to erad

Yahoo News Apr 7 2021 - 23:08

The government’s planned cuts to international aid will hit funding for childhood polio vaccinations in developing countries and endanger a program

The Independent on MSN.com Apr 7 2021 - 08:45

QUETTA: The polio vaccination campaign in Balochistan was postponed on Wednesday for an indefinite period due to a protest by the government staffe

Pakistan Today Apr 7 2021 - 01:18

A photo in John and Ann Molyneaux's hometown newspaper shows young John receiving his polio vaccine, with Ann standing by and waiting for her

Chicago Tribune Apr 6 2021 - 12:42

The state health and family welfare department has adopted a Pulse Polio-like campaign strategy to intensify the fight against the second wave of C

MSN Apr 5 2021 - 12:03

“After the pandemic is over” must be one of the most frequently uttered phrases of 2021.

The i on MSN.com Apr 5 2021 - 05:51

QUETTA: The Balochistan health department has again postponed a five-day vaccination campaign against polio across the province due to the ongoing

Dawn Apr 4 2021 - 19:03

ISLAMABAD: 3.5 million children have been vaccinated during the first four days of the polio immunisation campaign, officials said on Saturday.

Pakistan Today Apr 3 2021 - 05:52

In a The Beef Cattle Institute podcast, Cattle Chat, Weaber notes the odd behaviors are often due to brain swelling and what is commonly known as s

dtnpf.com Apr 2 2021 - 09:38

HOT SPRINGS - A Pennsylvania man is hiking the Appalachian Trail to raise money to eradicate polio. Owen P.

Asheville Citizen-Times Apr 1 2021 - 17:11

Direct Relief, working with the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, BIRMEX, and the Nicaragua Ministry of Health (MINSA), transported this week 65

Associated Press Apr 1 2021 - 11:43

JALALABAD/KABUL, April 1 (Reuters) - The killing of three female polio vaccine providers in Afghanistan this week has forced aid agencies and the g

Reuters Apr 1 2021 - 07:41

The speed of development of the coronavirus vaccine — under a year — would have astounded people in the first half of the 20th century who waited d

Santa Rosa Press Democrat Apr 1 2021 - 06:45

JALALABAD/KABUL: The killing of three female polio vaccine providers in Afghanistan this week has forced aid agencies and the government to re-asse

Zawya Apr 1 2021 - 04:27

FAISALABAD: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Muhammad Ali has said that during catch-up days of anti-polio campaign, health teams should go door to door an

Business Recorder Mar 31 2021 - 12:05

KABUL, Afghanistan — Attackers on Tuesday gunned down three women working to administer polio vaccine in eastern Afghanistan, officials said, a day

Stars and Stripes Mar 31 2021 - 11:46

Jeremy Strong will essay the role of Dr Jonas Salk, the inventor of the polio vaccine, in an upcoming biographical drama movie.

Indiatimes Mar 31 2021 - 08:22

Three women were killed in Afghanistan while administering polio vaccines on Tuesday, UNICEF Director Henrietta Fore said.

UPI.com Mar 30 2021 - 16:31

Jeremy Strong has found his next role in Jonas Salk, the famed virologist that developed the widely-used polio vaccine.

The Hollywood Reporter Mar 30 2021 - 11:10

Succession Emmy winner and The Trial of the Chicago 7 star Jeremy Strong is set to play Dr.

Deadline.com on MSN.com Mar 30 2021 - 11:00

In the first incident, the gunmen shot a polio worker at about 11.30am local time as she worked in the Majboor Abad area.

The Guardian Mar 30 2021 - 09:44

Posted . Gunmen killed three female polio vaccination workers in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, (March 30

Reuters Mar 30 2021 - 09:07

The attacks are the latest in a string of targeted killings sowing unease in government-held towns and cities despite ongoing peace talks.

Washington Post Mar 30 2021 - 08:02

Afghan officials say attackers have gunned down three women working to administer the polio vaccine in eastern Afghanistan.

Los Angeles Times Mar 30 2021 - 07:27

ISLAMABAD - Unknown gunmen have shot dead three female anti-polio workers in Afghanistan, one of the two countries in the world along with its neig

Voice of America Mar 30 2021 - 06:54

Roll up the windows — there’s a case of polio at that house.” This warning from 9-year-old Dan Moury’s sister wasn’t an uncommon one in the summer

Raleigh News & Observer Mar 30 2021 - 05:00

The women are the latest victims in a campaign against health care workers as violence has increased while peace talks between the government and T

dw.com on MSN.com Mar 30 2021 - 04:36

Kabul, Mar 30 (efe-epa).- Three female workers, who were a part of a nationwide polio vaccination drive, were shot dead Tuesday by unidentified gun

La Prensa Latina Mar 30 2021 - 04:33

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WSLS 10 Mar 30 2021 - 03:45

Gunmen killed three Afghan women involved in a nationwide polio immunisation programme Tuesday, officials said, a day after authorities launched a

YAHOO!News Mar 30 2021 - 03:16

Gunmen killed three female polio vaccination workers in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, officials said, adding that a blast had al

YAHOO!News Mar 30 2021 - 01:13

Pakistan on Monday launched a five-day vaccination campaign against polio despite facing another surge of coronavirus cases, the second anti-polio

MSN Mar 29 2021 - 09:31