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This feed of general polio news from around the world is provided by the Google News service and is automatically updated on a daily basis as new items appear in the media.


13000 kids administered anti-polio vaccine
The Nation
QILA DIDAR SINGH-At least 13,000 underage children had been vaccinated during a three-day anti-polio campaign here the other day. According to Dr Maqsood Zafar ... Click to Read More ...
Monday, 19 February 2018

Steamboat Pilot and Today

Steamboat Pilot and Today

Health book review: 'Polio: An American Story'
Steamboat Pilot and Today
In a nonfiction book that reads more like your favorite novel with many parallels to current ... Click to Read More ...
Monday, 19 February 2018

Guardian (blog)

Guardian (blog)

Nigeria could be certified polio free next year, says WHO
Guardian (blog)
The country director said Nigeria has remained Polio-free since August 2016 and that Afghanistan and Pakistan were ... Click to Read More ...
Sunday, 18 February 2018

'Abduction' of polio worker's sister shrouded in mystery
DAWN.com
PESHAWAR: A mystery has surrounded the alleged abduction of an 18-year-old sister of a female polio worker here in Sheikhan village. The ... Click to Read More ...
Sunday, 18 February 2018

'Kidnapped' sister of polio worker found unconscious
The Nation
PESHAWAR - The 'kidnapped' sister of a woman polio worker found unconscious near a graveyard in Sheikhan area of Peshawar on Saturday. ... Click to Read More ...
Sunday, 18 February 2018

Polio worker's sister kidnapped, later found unconscious
The News International (blog)
PESHAWAR: A teenage girl accompanying her sister during an anti-polio vaccination campaign in Sheikhan village near the boundary with Khyber ... Click to Read More ...
Sunday, 18 February 2018

Polio worker's sister kidnapped, later found unconscious
The News International (blog)
PESHAWAR: A teenage girl accompanying her sister during an anti-polio vaccination campaign in Sheikhan village near the boundary with Khyber ... Click to Read More ...
Sunday, 18 February 2018

UrduPoint News

UrduPoint News

Cash Prize, Certificate Awarded To Lady Health Worker, Injured In Anti-polio Campaign
UrduPoint News
BAHAWALPUR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Feb, 2018 ):Deputy Commissioner Bahawalpur Rana Muhammad ... Click to Read More ...
Saturday, 17 February 2018

Free Press Journal

Free Press Journal

Mumbai: Andheri police arrest 32-year-old man for raping polio-affected girl
Free Press Journal
Mumbai: Andheri police have arrested a 32-year-old man on Friday evening for allegedly raping a ... Click to Read More ...
Saturday, 17 February 2018

Arab News

Arab News

Xinhua Net: Number of polio cases declines in Pakistan due to government's efforts
Arab News
In this file photo, health worker administrates polio-vaccine drops to a child during anti-polio ... Click to Read More ...
Saturday, 17 February 2018

Rotary Fights Polio
Times Record
Rotary Fights Polio. BY ROBERT GUERETTE. Rotary Club of Topsham Expresso. The Rotary Club of Topsham Expresso is battling Polio around the world to help eradicate ... Click to Read More ...
Saturday, 17 February 2018

ReliefWeb

ReliefWeb

Polio vaccination, again?
ReliefWeb
Together with her colleagues Mansour and Shah Maqsoud she works as a part of a polio vaccination team who walk from house to house vaccinating children. ... Click to Read More ...
Saturday, 17 February 2018

ReliefWeb

ReliefWeb

Polio this week as of 14 February 2018
ReliefWeb
New on http://polioeradication.org/: Sudan's surveillance system under the microscope, and a new addition to our 'Reaching the Hard-to-Reach' series, on AFP ... Click to Read More ...
Saturday, 17 February 2018

UrduPoint News

UrduPoint News

Polio Drive Concludes
UrduPoint News
Talking to APP, Chief Executive Officer (Health) Dr Sohail Chaudary said over 810,000 children, below five years of age, were administered anti-polio drops during ... Click to Read More ...
Friday, 16 February 2018


This feed of polio research news items from around the world is provided by the Google News service and is automatically updated as new items appear in the media. Note that not all media references to “polio research” will necessarily be picked up by Google, and some news items might only make a passing reference to “polio research”.


'ICMR institutes' merger to improve resource allocation, boost capacities'
The Indian Express
The main focus of current polio research is to ensure that high levels of population immunity for polio viruses ... Click to Read More ...
Sunday, 18 February 2018

Mental Floss

Mental Floss

New Cancer-Fighting Nanobots Can Track Down Tumors and Cut Off Their Blood Supply
Mental Floss
Researchers are optimistic about the therapy's effectiveness on cancers throughout the body. There's not ... Click to Read More ...
Saturday, 17 February 2018

Mental Floss

Mental Floss

AI Could Help Scientists Detect Earthquakes More Effectively
Mental Floss
Now, a team of researchers is changing the game with a new system that uses AI to identify seismic ... Click to Read More ...
Saturday, 17 February 2018

New Peanut Allergy Patch Could Be Coming to Pharmacies This Year
Mental Floss
Hundreds of millions of illnesses and deaths have been prevented due to vaccines that eradicated smallpox and significantly ... Click to Read More ...
Friday, 16 February 2018

The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

Biology students at HF learn the lessons of Henrietta Lacks
The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle
Her cells, unwittingly donated to science in 1951, have since been used in developing a ... Click to Read More ...
Friday, 16 February 2018

Biology students at HF learn the lessons of Henrietta Lacks
The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle
African-American Henrietta Lacks isn't a household name, but Homewood-Flossmoor High School teacher Jeanettra Watkins believes it should be. ... Click to Read More ...
Friday, 16 February 2018

At least Alzheimer's research is bringing Washington together
The Hill
Based on years of tireless research, we know it can be done. This nation's history of successful strides against many of ... Click to Read More ...
Friday, 16 February 2018

POLITICO.eu

POLITICO.eu

US school shootings, the view from 4500 miles away
POLITICO.eu
Meanwhile, the U.S. won't even spend money to research the issue of gun violence. “Researchers, staff at the Centers for ... Click to Read More ...
Friday, 16 February 2018

Nigeria: Polio, Lassa and Yellow Fever - Where Is the Political Will?
AllAfrica.com
Nigeria's health sector has a number of issues; poor financing, inadequate number of health personnel per capita, poor ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 15 February 2018

Guardian (blog)

Guardian (blog)

Polio, Lassa and Yellow fever: Where is the political will?
Guardian (blog)
Nigeria's health sector has a number of issues; poor financing, inadequate number of health personnel per capita, ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 15 February 2018

Guardian (blog)

Guardian (blog)

Polio, Lassa and Yellow fever: Where is the political will?
Guardian (blog)
Nigeria's health sector has a number of issues; poor financing, inadequate number of health personnel per capita, ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 15 February 2018

Mental Floss

Mental Floss

How Are Vaccines Made?
Mental Floss
Hundreds of millions of illnesses and deaths have been prevented due to vaccines that eradicated smallpox and significantly reduced polio and measles infections. ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 15 February 2018


This feed of post-polio research news items from around the world is provided by the Google News service and is automatically updated as new items appear in the media. Note that not all media references to “post-polio research” will necessarily be picked up by Google, and some news items might only make a passing reference to “post-polio research”.


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Transplanting Thomas Starzl's legacy to the 21st century
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Today, this work informs research that promises to revolutionize medicine. To this day, Starzl remains the most cited author ... Click to Read More ...
Sunday, 18 February 2018

Washington Post

Washington Post

Bill and Melinda Gates hear you
Washington Post
“They are role modeling what an answer to the inequity discussion could be, which is to donate your wealth to helping ... Click to Read More ...
Saturday, 17 February 2018

Financial Times

Financial Times

FT Health: Lessons from the Oxfam scandal
Financial Times
The US and global health Activists fought back after budget proposals from the White House detailed reductions for the State ... Click to Read More ...
Friday, 16 February 2018

Kids' Almanac (2/15-22)
Hudson Valley One
Washington's Birthday Celebration at Knox's Headquarters, February 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., scheduled house tours and cannon firings throughout the day. 289 Forge Hill ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 15 February 2018

FlaglerLive.com

FlaglerLive.com

Thursday Briefing: Farm Swap at Ag Museum, Stayin' Alive at Auditorium, FHF Auxiliary, Galileo
FlaglerLive.com
African Diaspora: Anthony Dixon, founder and president of Archival and Historical Research Associates and professor ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 15 February 2018

Prince George Citizen

Prince George Citizen

Bill and Melinda Gates take on tough questions about their giving
Prince George Citizen
In the letter, and in a brief recent interview with The Washington Post, the ... Click to Read More ...
Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Cherry Hill Courier Post

Cherry Hill Courier Post

LETTER: Let's rally scientists to finally cure bone spurs
Cherry Hill Courier Post
As a physician, I am so proud of our scientific community for eradicating smallpox ... Click to Read More ...
Wednesday, 14 February 2018

The Daily Herald

The Daily Herald

Bill and Melinda Gates take on tough questions about giving
The Daily Herald
By Jena McGregor / The Washington Post. Ten years ago, Bill Gates wrote his foundation's ... Click to Read More ...
Wednesday, 14 February 2018

CT Post

CT Post

Bill and Melinda Gates take on tough questions about their giving
CT Post
Academics and global health researchers have questioned whether they have dominance over research or aid priorities. ... Click to Read More ...
Tuesday, 13 February 2018