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Faced with a shortage of polio vaccine, the World Health Organization urged countries on Friday to resort to smaller, fractional doses to ward off

Newsweek Pakistan Apr 29 2017 - 02:38

Julius S. Youngner, a key member of the University of Pittsburgh team that developed a polio vaccine with Dr. Jonas E. Salk, has died.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW Apr 28 2017 - 16:29

Operatives of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), an organisation under UNICEF, says non-compliance and refusal to partake in vaccinati

www.thecable.ng Apr 28 2017 - 10:09

Faced with a shortage of polio vaccine, the World Health Organization urged countries Friday to resort to smaller, fractional doses to ward off out

Medical Xpress Apr 28 2017 - 09:41

A €72 MILLION (US$78.2 million) deal to buy a Czech biopharmaceutical manufacturer will make India’s Serum Institute the world’s largest polio vacc

techwireasia.com Apr 28 2017 - 01:43

Even though Polio is nearly nonexistent, only 37 people in the world are currently suffering from the disease, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundatio

healthnutnews.com Apr 28 2017 - 01:00

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerian Governors that his government is totally committed to eradicating polio all over the country.

dailypost.ng Apr 27 2017 - 23:22

Nigeria is firmly committed to ensuring that polio is totally eradicated from all communities all over the country, according to President Muhammad

stelladimokokorkus.com Apr 27 2017 - 21:39

When I first joined CDC as a disease detective in 1988, polio was far from extinct.

The Huffington Post Apr 27 2017 - 11:54

Nearly 65 years ago, Canadian scientist Dr.

Globe and Mail Apr 27 2017 - 11:14

Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria -- the only three polio endemic nations in the world -- received highest doses of vaccines in 2016, said a Unicef

Webindia 123 Apr 27 2017 - 10:09

KUMBOTSO Local Government Council of Kano State says it immunised 186,327 children against polio during the just concluded Polio Immunisation exerc

tribuneonlineng.com Apr 27 2017 - 08:14

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Forbes India Apr 27 2017 - 05:20

Three communities in Katsina State have rejected polio immunisation for their children.

www.today.ng Apr 27 2017 - 01:43

KATSINA—THERE are strong indications that Katsina communities are resisting Polio immunisation over non-provision of social amenities by the state

Niyi Tabiti Apr 26 2017 - 22:21

Up to this day in 1954 in American history, even a president of the United States, later President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, could be struck down

Voice of America Apr 26 2017 - 11:10

PESHAWAR: A special eight-day-long polio vaccination campaign will begin in three high-risk districts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) on Thursday with

The Express Tribune Apr 26 2017 - 09:26

Some community leaders in Katsina State have identified alleged lack of basic infrastructure as part of the reasons why parents rejected polio and

The Sun Apr 26 2017 - 07:37

Bill Gates speaks on stage at the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative's Annual Meeting on September 27, 2015 in New York City.

Business Insider Apr 26 2017 - 07:11

On this day in 1954, the Salk polio vaccine field trials, involving 1.8 million children, begin at the Franklin Sherman Elementary School in McLean

The Herald Chronicle Apr 26 2017 - 02:01

In a push to eliminate polio in Africa and rid the world of the disease, Aliko Dangote and Bill and Melinda Gates foundations have engaged more tha

AllAfrica Apr 25 2017 - 23:15

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military-technologies.net Apr 25 2017 - 16:56

In a push to eliminate polio in Africa and rid the world of the disease, Aliko Dangote and Bill and Melinda Gates foundations have engaged more tha

Premium Times Apr 25 2017 - 14:50

Every day, hundreds of people fleeing insurgents in Nigeria’s north-eastern Borno State march down the long road to the safe haven of Monguno – a h

devpolicy.org Apr 25 2017 - 13:01

PUNE: The current shortage of injectable polio vaccine across the world including India has a Pune-solution.

Times of India Apr 25 2017 - 10:31

Polio cases are down by 99.9% globally since 1988.

www.globalcitizen.org Apr 25 2017 - 07:12

Mumbai, Apr 25: Serum Institute of India today acquired the defunct unit in Czech of Florida-based Nanotherapeutics that makes injectable polio dos

health.economictimes.indiatimes.com Apr 25 2017 - 04:01

Kaduna — The Kaduna State government and other stakeholders have succeeded in immunizing households in a community with history of polio vaccine re

AllAfrica Apr 25 2017 - 03:56

Polio eradication efforts closer than ever to likely triumph – making it more important than ever to finish the job, says Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Dir

ReliefWeb Apr 25 2017 - 02:22

Serum Institute of India acquired the defunct unit in Czech of Florida-based Nanotherapeutics that makes injectable polio doses for 72 million euro

www.ourncr.com Apr 25 2017 - 01:56

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Green Mountain Outlook Apr 25 2017 - 01:00

In a remote corner of northern Nigeria, 95% of children are being reached with the polio vaccine.

ReliefWeb Apr 25 2017 - 01:00

Thirty years ago, polio affected nearly 350,000 people per year across 125 countries.

environmentguru.com Apr 24 2017 - 09:13

NEW YORK - Pledging to uphold the rights of American-Muslims, a US lawmaker said Saturday that he would also help in making Pakistan a polio-free c

The Nation Apr 23 2017 - 21:18

NEW YORK: A US lawmaker has said he would help make Pakistan a polio-free country and also pledged to protect the rights of American Muslims.

The Express Tribune Apr 23 2017 - 17:48

The Jigawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, says it is targetting about 1.7 million children for immunisation in the current round of p

www.today.ng Apr 23 2017 - 09:35

NEW YORK: Pledging to uphold the rights of American-Muslims, a U.S lawmaker said Saturday that he would also help in making Pakistan a polio-free c

khybernews.tv Apr 23 2017 - 05:52

Though polio vaccine has been scientifically proven risk-free, it is quite worrisome that some highly-educated and well-to-do families are constant

Pakistan Today Apr 22 2017 - 12:05

People pack the side of a road near Ferryland, N.L., in order to view the first iceberg of the season, as it passes the Southern Shore, also known

CBC Apr 22 2017 - 02:00

Rotary Clubs around the world have been fighting polio disease since 1985.

Medicine Hat News Apr 22 2017 - 01:09

The Kano State Government said it is targeting 3.5 million children for the fourth round of the National Polio Immunisation exercise scheduled for

tribuneonlineng.com Apr 21 2017 - 22:32

The Kano State Government said it is targeting 3.5 million children for the fourth round of the National Polio Immunisation exercise scheduled for

P.M. News Nigeria Apr 21 2017 - 09:45

In the decades since Dr. Jonas Salk developed the first polio vaccine, cases of polio have exponentially declined.

Science Daily Apr 21 2017 - 09:01

SHIKARPUR: The Deputy Commissioner Shikarpur Syed Hassan Raza said in a meeting held at his office on Thursday that polio virus is active in hot we

Daily Times Apr 20 2017 - 19:11

Humanosphere correspondent Tom Murphy discusses several challenges to polio eradication in the three remaining endemic countries — Afghanistan, Nig

Kaiser Family Foundation Apr 20 2017 - 09:29

QUETTA: The paramilitary force of Balochistan Levies is not only maintaining law and order in the region but has also taken on the task of vaccinat

The Express Tribune Apr 20 2017 - 07:29

More than 98,000 children in Birniwa and Kirikasamma Local Government Councils of Jigawa, were immunised against polio disease.

P.M. News Nigeria Apr 20 2017 - 07:27

Since joining Rotary in 2011, I have been impressed by its commitment to eradicating polio from the world through its End Polio Now campaign.

blog.rotary.org Apr 20 2017 - 06:17

LUCKNOW: During discussions with World Health Organisation country director Dr Henk Bekedam, along with his cabinet minister for health Siddharth N

Times of India Apr 20 2017 - 02:16

LOVELAND — As part of an Rotary International campaign, Loveland Rotary will have a booth and information regarding polio vaccinations from 11 a.m.

Loveland Reporter Herald Apr 19 2017 - 20:26