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What my polio-stricken mother would tell parents today about the importance of immunization – PBS NewsHour

I was 1 year old in 1949 when polio struck my mother. As I got older and…

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Ebola disbelief widespread in DR Congo hotspots – BBC News

More than a quarter of people surveyed in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo told…

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Crossley Park goes purple for polio – Derbyshire Live

Crossley Park is ablaze with colour thanks to the Rotary Club of Amber Valley. Rotary International has been…

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Youngsters ‘delighted’ to plant purple bulbs and raise awareness of polio – Daily Echo

HAMPSHIRE schoolchildren are hoping to see the fruits of their labour this Spring after planting bulbs in…

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Bill Gates says this is his New Year’s resolution for 2019 – CNBC

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates doesn’t typically make New Year’s resolutions. Still, he does enjoy taking stock of…

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Getting rid of polio – The News International

With a new government promising a brand new Pakistan, the question is whether we will be able…

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Acute flaccid paralysis: Investigation into mystery rise of rare polio-like illness leaving children paralysed – The Independent

Health officials are investigating an unexplained rise in cases of a mysterious polio-like illness which causes paralysis…

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Rise in reports of polio-like illness being investigated – BBC News

An increase in reported cases of a rare polio-like illness that mostly affects children is being investigated…

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Nationwide polio campaign starts today – DAWN.com

The last nationwide anti-polio campaign of the year will start on Monday (today) to vaccinate more than…

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Freeze-dried Polio Vaccine – Next Big Future

USC researchers have developed freeze-dried polio vaccine. It was freeze-dried into a powder, kept at room temperature…

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20,000 flowers planted at Stoke Mandeville Stadium to mark World Polio Day – Mix 96

As it’s one of the places where polio treatment was pioneered, Stoke Mandeville is taking part in…

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Polio affectee devotes life to education of differently abled children – Daily Times

Babar Sultan is one of many polio affectees who has not let this crippling and infectious disease…

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Fascinating film of Windsor dentist’s work fighting polio in India keeps Soroptimist ladies riveted – Windsor Observer

A film showing the work of Adrian and Veronica Stabbins battling polio in India kept Slough, Windsor…

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Meet one of America’s last iron lung users: Missouri woman, 82, is still using the decades-old machine after she was paralyzed by polio at 20 – Daily Mail

Six nights a week for the last 36 years, Mona Randolph has been put in decades-old machine…

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King’s Lynn Rotarians turn showground Purple for Polio – Lynn News

One of a leading charity group’s most senior national figures has helped Rotarians from Lynn promote the…

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Oral vaccine linked to new polio outbreak – The Standard

Oral polio vaccine used for prevention of the disease has been linked to the recent outbreaks of…

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The polio survivor who says she ‘was one of the lucky ones’ – BBC News

The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world. This week…

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Papua New Guinea polio outbreak declared – BBC News

An outbreak of polio has been confirmed in Papua New Guinea, 18 years after the country was…

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Polio virus could be vital future treatment for most deadly type of brain tumour – The Independent

A modified version of the polio virus could become an effective new treatment for the most common…

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Walney writer describes living with polio as she releases poems inspired by disease – NW Evening Mail

A WALNEY writer has channelled her experience of childhood disability into a new collection of poetry. Kate Davis,…

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