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The Gates Foundation has thrown its weight behind Rotary International to boost the polio end game support as the announcement was made at the Rota

Awoko Oct 11 2016 - 03:41

A type 2 vaccine-derived polio virus was isolated from Amberpet and Nagole drains on August 28 by an environment surveillance team.

Deccan Chronicle Oct 10 2016 - 18:37

The after effects of polio have been a part Ralph Hayes’ life for 63 years. He first contracted the crippling disease before his first birthday.

WATE Oct 10 2016 - 13:22

By my first birthday, the United States was in the grip of the worst polio epidemic in our nation's history: 57,628 cases, killing 3,245 and l

Orlando Sentinel Oct 10 2016 - 06:55

Eight polio cases have been recorded in Afghanistan so far this year with a new confirmed one detected recently, the country's Public Health M

Webindia 123 Oct 10 2016 - 03:49

Let each one of us resolve to follow the path of moral and ethical rectitude which has guided us for centuries, Mukherjee said.

thestatesman.com Oct 10 2016 - 03:13


english.sina.com Oct 10 2016 - 01:12

Oktoberfest is about more than beer and brats for local Rotary Clubs.

TCPalm Oct 10 2016 - 00:00

Raju, a polio-afflicted middle-age man, and elderly Savitri Devi from Jaunpur district were "extremely critical" and battling for lives a

Times of India Oct 9 2016 - 19:57

LAHORE: The four-day sub-national immunisation days (SNIDs) campaign will be launched in selected high risk districts of Punjab on Oct 24.

Dawn Oct 9 2016 - 18:02

THE global war against polio virus has been waged on many fronts for more than half a century with punctuated accelerations and decelerations.

Vanguard Oct 9 2016 - 16:00

About 8 million children have been vaccinated as against the 31.54 million children targeted for the first and second rounds responses against the

www.today.ng Oct 8 2016 - 23:25


m.washingtontimes.com Oct 8 2016 - 21:24

KARACHI: A polio case was reported on Saturday from Sujawal district, taking the total number of cases in Sindh to five and in the country to 15 th

Dawn Oct 8 2016 - 19:01

HYDERABAD: An eight-year-old became the latest victim of the polio virus in a coastal village of Sujawal district, making it the fifth case of the

The Express Tribune Oct 8 2016 - 18:25

“As of now, government has released some money so far, and we are still advocating for more to ensure Nigeria would be polio-free by the year 2020”

guardian.ng Oct 8 2016 - 17:28

I’m overlooking the threats of polio and nuclear annihilation, which cast long shadows over those years.

The Post and Courier Oct 8 2016 - 16:59

PESHAWAR: A resident of tehsil Bara, Khyber Agency and polio worker appealed to all the refusal parents to vaccinate their offspring with polio dro

The Frontier Post Oct 8 2016 - 12:41

Bonnie Ulrich of Dickinson was a little girl in 1950 when she contracted polio.

The Dickinson Press Oct 8 2016 - 03:23

Rotarians from Dickinson have been on the front lines of eradicating polio throughout the world.

The Dickinson Press Oct 8 2016 - 03:23

Nigeria’s health minister, Isaac Adewole, said on Friday that his government is determined to rid the country of polio again.

ReliefWeb Oct 8 2016 - 02:54

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning people about the illness that can lead to paralysis.

cdanews.com Oct 7 2016 - 16:53

Without warning, Carter Roberts's "playful, active, and healthy" lifestyle took a drastic turn in July.

ijr.com Oct 7 2016 - 14:23

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Dallas News Oct 7 2016 - 13:04

WHO has published Wild polio and vaccine derived polio in Nigeria.

crofsblogs.typepad.com Oct 7 2016 - 06:45

After more than two years without the detection of wild polio in Nigeria, the Government reported three laboratory confirmed wild poliovirus type o

outbreaknewstoday.com Oct 7 2016 - 06:09

PESHAWAR (Web Desk) – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province is on its way to get rid of polio adhering to the goal set forth in the National Emergency Po

en.dailypakistan.com.pk Oct 7 2016 - 01:01

Six weeks ago, in WHO Statement On Two Wild Poliovirus Cases In Nigeria, we saw the first reports of wild polio in Nigeria since 2014.

afludiary.blogspot.com Oct 7 2016 - 01:01

In the 1940s and ’50s, polio — a viral disease which attacks the central nervous system — affected nearly half a million people worldwide each year

The Pitt News Oct 6 2016 - 21:12

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is on its way to get rid of polio in line with goal set forth in the National Emergency Polio Eradication Plan, which

Dawn Oct 6 2016 - 18:34

SANNIQUELLIE, Nimba – Six suspected cases of polio have been discovered in Nimba, according to county health officials. Dr.

bushchicken.com Oct 6 2016 - 16:54

The polio epidemic was devastating in the 20th century, causing paralysis and even death in children, but the disease was eliminated in 1979.

morningticker.com Oct 6 2016 - 13:34

Clitheroe is being turned Purple4Polio by the Rotary Clubs of Clitheroe and Ribblesdale together with the pupils of Ribblesdale High School.

The Clitberoe Advertiser and Times Oct 6 2016 - 08:40

Kwiza Mbumbeh, Maiduguri(October 6, 2016)-The Yobe State Government has launched campaigns against the eradication of polio with the establishment

sahelstandard.com Oct 6 2016 - 08:33

The Government of Yobe state, on inaugurated what it called polio outbreak response centers in remote border communities of the state as a way of c

Premium Times Oct 6 2016 - 07:07

Named Acute flaccid myelitis or AFM, it is a condition that affects the nervous system, especially the spinal cord which connects all parts of the

i4u.com Oct 6 2016 - 05:56

Dr. Julianna LeMieux, Senior Fellow in Molecular Biology at the American Council on Science and Health, received her Ph.D.

ACSH Oct 6 2016 - 04:23

Cases of the polio-like disease acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, which causes paralysis in children, is on the rise in the United States. The U.S.

Tech Times Oct 6 2016 - 03:32

The Yobe State Taskforce on routine immunisation has taken the campaign against the child killer diseases to boarder communities in the state.

Channels Television Oct 6 2016 - 02:35

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that a polio-like illness known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is paralyzing the US child

Science World Report Oct 5 2016 - 22:53

A polio-like disease is on the rise across the U.S., health officials reported this week.

People Oct 5 2016 - 22:39

In an effort to halt the spread of Wild Polio Vi­rus (WPV) following its recent outbreak and confir­mation of three cases in Bor­no State, the Nati

authorityngr.com Oct 5 2016 - 21:35

When Amitabh Bachchan says something, everyone listens; when he does something, everyone follows.

Times of India Oct 5 2016 - 20:23

After more than two years without the detection of wild polio in Nigeria, the Government reported three laboratory confirmed wild poliovirus type o

WHO Oct 5 2016 - 16:55

Stay up-to-date on your vaccinations, avoid getting bit by mosquitoes — and wash your hands.

lifezette.com Oct 5 2016 - 16:55

Confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the United States have increased in 2016 compared with 2015, and the cause remains unclear, fede

Medscape News Oct 5 2016 - 10:57

(CNN)Polio is a highly infectious disease that can lead to paralysis -- even death.

CNN Oct 5 2016 - 10:50

The illness, called Acute Flaccid Myelitis, has been linked to the paralysis of a three-year-old child in Virginia, US.

The Daily Express Oct 5 2016 - 05:57

The resurgence of polio is very much also a symptom of a neglected health system. That is the elephant in the room.

opinion.premiumtimesng.com Oct 5 2016 - 05:35

This can require urgent ventilator support Acute flaccid myelitis can be caused by a variety of germs, including several viruses: enteroviruses (po

alltechnews.org Oct 5 2016 - 04:45