Polio

New polio vaccine that targets mutated virus is safe and effective, research shows – Telegraph.co.uk

A health worker administers polio vaccine to a girl in Karachi, Pakistan…

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Paralyzed by Polio in 1951, My Mother Didn’t Give Up – The Wall Street Journal

My mother, Myrna Nielson Thacker, got polio just after Thanksgiving 1951, when she was 14….

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Yemen pushes polio immunization in bid to stem outbreak – Reuters UK

Yemeni health worker Fairouz Sanad lugs a coolbox of polio vaccines from house to house, dripping…

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The defeat of polio proved that immunisation saved lives, but there’s a sting to the tale – The Guardian

Iron lungs help polio patients breathe during an outbreak of the disease…

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The polio eradication campaign is faltering. Can a new vaccine help it get back on track? – Science Magazine

A girl receives the oral polio vaccine in Egypt, a candidate country…

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UNICEF and WHO call for emergency action to avert major measles and polio epidemics – World Health Organization

UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) today issued an urgent call to action to avert…

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Explained: Why World Polio Day is observed on October 24, where India stands – The Indian Express

India was declared polio-free in January 2014, largely thanks to the pulse…

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How Global Citizens Helped Push the UK to Increase Polio Vaccine Funding – Global Citizen

  It’s right at the end of the…

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‘Only vaccination can save children from polio – The News International

  Only vaccinating children against polio can save…

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The Americas are at risk of polio outbreak due to disruptions by the pandemic, experts say – CNN

A health care worker administers a polio vaccine to a child in…

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Opinion: Why It’s Premature to Declare Africa Free of Wild Polio – Undark Magazine

  IN LATE AUGUST, the…

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UNICEF brings 10 million doses of polio vaccine to Sudan – ReliefWeb

Nearly 10 million doses of polio vaccine arrived today in Khartoum. These vaccines will be…

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Wild Polio is Declared Eradicated from Africa – Contagion Live

The independent Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for Polio Eradication yesterday officially declared the World Health…

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How polio eradication in Africa can inform the global COVID-19 response – Scope

The global health community recently celebrated the eradication of wild poliovirus from the African continent. We…

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Polio provides the road map for tackling pandemic and food security – Telegraph.co.uk

As Africa celebrated one of the greatest public health achievements of all time, by declaring…

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St Andrews Rotary Club celebrates contribution to Africa region being declared wild polio-free – The Courier

Sylvia Donaldson (left), past president of the Rotary Club of St Andrews,…

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Vaccine-derived polio spreads in Africa after defeat of wild virus – The Guardian

A nurse administers oral polio vaccine to displaced children in South Darfur,…

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The Guardian view on African success: a step closer to conquering polio – The Guardian

A health worker administers a polio vaccine to a child in…

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Polio vaccination campaign to reach over 400,000 children in Benguela – Angola – ReliefWeb

  Benguela province will vaccinate 419,419 children from…

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Heroic health workers continue to fight polio in world’s two remaining hotspots – Telegraph.co.uk

  Shaheen Begum may…

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