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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.


Midland Daily News

Midland Daily News

'Breathe' showing to highlight World Polio Day
Midland Daily News
On World Polio Day -- Wednesday, Oct. 24 -- the Rotary Club of Saginaw-Downtown and Riverside Saginaw Film ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

The News International

The News International

Health ministry reports two new polio cases
ReliefWeb
Naveed Siddiqui. The National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for polio eradication on Wednesday notified about two new polio cases — ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

kfor.com

kfor.com

Meeker family familiar with polio-like symptoms, illnesses afflicting number of children
kfor.com
MEEKER, Okla. - Robynn Briggs Stell was surprised to hear that a number of people with polio-like symptoms ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

AZFamily

AZFamily

Arizona has had at least eight cases of mysterious, polio-like disease
AZFamily
But when scans at the hospital later showed lesions on his spine, he was diagnosed with acute flaccid ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

KATV

KATV

Health officials in Arkansas warn parents of a polio-like illness
KATV
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Health officials in Arkansas are warning parents a virus that being compared to polio is ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

The News International

The News International

Two new polio cases confirmed
DAWN.com
ISLAMABAD: Two cases of polio were confirmed by Polio Virology Laboratory at the National Institute of Health here on Wednesday. The two ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

FOX 5 Atlanta

FOX 5 Atlanta

Health officials: 3 cases of rare polio-like illness in Georgia
FOX 5 Atlanta
ATLANTA - Georgia officials report three cases of a rare polio-like illness in young children, ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

KOLO

KOLO

Polio-like illness on the rise
KOLO
Although the cause of the polio-like disease is unknown, symptoms include sudden arm or leg weakness, difficulty moving the eyes and difficulty with swallowing. ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

WJXT News4JAX

WJXT News4JAX

Jacksonville toddler hospitalized with polio-like illness
WJXT News4JAX
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A toddler has been hospitalized at Wolfson Children's Hospital with acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness affecting children ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota child may have rare polio-like illness, health experts say
Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota is investigating whether a child has a rare polio-like illness. The state ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

WDIO

WDIO

MN Health Officials Shed Light on Spike in Polio-Like AFM; Warn Parents
WDIO
MN Health Officials Shed Light on Spike in Polio-Like AFM; Warn Parents. Taylor Holt Updated: October 17, ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

11Alive.com WXIA

11Alive.com WXIA

Three children in Georgia diagnosed with AFM, a paralyzing, polio-like disease
11Alive.com WXIA
ATLANTA — State health officials confirm that three children in Georgia have been diagnosed with AFM ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 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”.


Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Sentinel

AFM, a mysterious polio-like illness, 'very frustrating' to diagnose
Orlando Sentinel
It took several months, lots of research and finding other parents online before Gary took Sophia to see ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

Moneycontrol.com

Moneycontrol.com

Bio-Med polio episode underlines the story of India's famed vaccine industry losing prowess
Moneycontrol.com
China, which has 34 vaccine manufacturing facilities and large investments in research and development, is giving ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

KIMT 3

KIMT 3

AFM Rate Spike
KIMT 3
... fám... and now there are 7 confirmed cases of the illness in minnesota á á which shares similarities with polio. today á káiámát ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

WUSA9.com

WUSA9.com

Scary Polio-like illness in region appears to be seasonal, researcher says
WUSA9.com
The scary Polio-like illness that has affected at least 62 children in 22 states may be caused by ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

Polio-like illness: What we know and how to prevent it
Valley News Live
“There hasn't been a lot of research with AFM,” he said, “just because it's not very common." With ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

fox2now.com

fox2now.com

Missouri mother worries her son may have rare, polio-like illness
fox2now.com
ST. LOUIS – As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced a new report about a polio-like virus, ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

RadioWest

RadioWest

Colorado Is Home To Mysterious Neurological Disease, And Researchers Tracking It
RadioWest
Acute flaccid myelitis, often compared to polio, mostly affects children. Its symptoms include ... In February, Dr. Kevin ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

Mental Floss

Mental Floss

Douglas County child may have polio-like illness
KMTV - 3 News Now
UNMC doctor Kari Simonsen says plenty of research needs to be done on AFM, but they do ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

WUSA9.com

WUSA9.com

Scary Polio-like illness in region appears to be seasonal, researcher says
WUSA9.com
Baltimore, Md. (WUSA9) The scary Polio-like illness that has affected at least 62 children in 22 states may ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

Motherly Inc.

Motherly Inc.

What parents need to know about AFM—the polio-like illness
Motherly Inc.
It's pretty clear that little Rani is benefiting from the big age gap in Hudson's family, getting lots ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

Forbes

Forbes

Pittsburgh Helped Cure Polio- Now Something Like It Is Back In Town
Forbes
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed 62 nationwide cases of the polio-esque neurological disorder acute ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 2018

Rotary International's END POLIO NOW Campaign
Santa Monica Daily Press
Research ($16.6 million), surveillance ($72.5 million), technical assistance ($132 million), social mobilization ($141.4 million), vaccines ($20.4 million) and operational support ($308 ... Click to Read More ...
Thursday, 18 October 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”.


National Institute on Aging (press release) (blog)

National Institute on Aging (press release) (blog)

A third geroscience summit on the horizon
National Institute on Aging (press release) (blog)
I'm very pleased to report that only seven short years ... Click to Read More ...
Wednesday, 17 October 2018

First Edition: October 17, 2018
Kaiser Health News
A new research report found that only 10 percent of corn masa flour and no soft corn tortillas contained folic acid, which can ... Click to Read More ...
Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Community calendar of events
Shelby Star
Skardon will bring information about resources for genealogical research that might be overlooked. Free. Light refreshments after. Details: Email [email protected] OCT 15. POST-POLIO SUPPORT GROUP: ... Click to Read More ...
Tuesday, 16 October 2018

National Academy of Medicine elects 85 new members
EurekAlert (press release)
For achievements in basic and clinical research to reduce brain injury after resuscitation from cardiac arrest and improve patient outcomes. ... Click to Read More ...
Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Cadillac News

Cadillac News

TV Best Bets_Week of 101418
Cadillac News
After defeating Reign (Odette Annable) and bidding adieu to ex Mon-El (Chris Wood), the Girl of Steel (Melissa Benoist) welcomes newbie journalist ... Click to Read More ...
Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Hawkins, Tkatchenko dismiss reports by international media
POST-COURIER
... after the APEC Leaders' Summit and put out on public tender. The Australian newspaper and other international media went viral about the ... Click to Read More ...
Monday, 15 October 2018

FierceHealthcare

FierceHealthcare

Johns Hopkins names research building after Henrietta Lacks
Becker's Hospital Review
Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University will name a new research building after Henrietta Lacks, whose immortal cells have contributed to ... Click to Read More ...
Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Washington Post

Washington Post

Johns Hopkins names building to honor Henrietta Lacks and her 'immortal' cells
Washington Post
Johns Hopkins University announced it will name a new research building on campus in honor ... Click to Read More ...
Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

University labs deserve credit for research
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
America's biopharmaceutical companies (ABC) want us to credit them for the medical miracles discovered in university-based laboratories. The revolutionary progress against ... Click to Read More ...
Sunday, 7 October 2018