Two cases of polio have been reported in the Central African Republic, the World Health Organization said in a report on Tuesday, the latest setback for global efforts to eradicate the crippling di
To make children aged 0-5 years free from polio disease, a pulse polio drive would be held in the district from June 16 to 20.
The awareness created for the polio vaccine with the help of the community must extend to other vaccines, said paediatricians
The Somali government, the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) had kicked off a national polio immunization campaign aiming to reach
No fewer than 1.13 million children are expected to be vaccinated against polio in the ongoing four-day house-to-house immunisation exercise in Adamawa.
In Northern Nigeria where I work as a nurse and polio vaccinator, only women are allowed to enter houses because most women in this part of the country are in purdah (practice of seclusion), says R
With no wild poliovirus reported anywhere in Africa since 2016, efforts are being intensified to actively look for the virus, to ensure it is not hiding in any remote areas.
Four lakh children took the polio drops against the target of 4.8 lakhs in Hyderabad district.
South Africa is part of a 'pariah' group of countries that are not certified polio-free, thanks to weaknesses in our surveillance and vaccination programme.
Only 4 lakh children took the polio drops against the target of 4.8 lakh.
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