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New polio outbreak in Sudan linked to vaccine-sparked epidemic in Chad

Wednesday, 02 September 2020

The World Health Organization says a new polio outbreak in Sudan is linked to an ongoing ......

COVID-19: 80 million children at risk of vaccine-prevented diseases, says WHO, UNICEF

Friday, 22 May 2020

Some 80 million children worldwide could be at risk of vaccine-preventable diseases like diphtheria, ......

Pakistan policeman killed as blast hits polio vaccine team

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

A policeman was killed and two others wounded Tuesday by a roadside bomb aimed at polio vaccination ......

Two killed in attack on Pakistan polio vaccination security team

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Gunmen killed at least two policemen in an attack on a polio vaccination security team in northwest ......

Gunmen in Pakistan kill policeman guarding polio eradication team

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Gunmen in Pakistan shot and killed a police officer guarding a polio immunization team on Wednesday, ......

Why Pakistan’s polio eradication program is hit by conspiracy theories

Tuesday, 01 January 2019

It has been 24 years since former prime minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto administered an oral ......

Pakistan’s anti-polio campaign faces new challenge, social media

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Pakistan’s decades-long struggle against polio is facing a new challenge – social ......

Polio worker shot dead in NW Pakistan: Officials

Sunday, 02 July 2017

A health worker who had been immunizing children against polio was shot dead in Pakistan’s ......

WHO says child from Raqqa among 15 new polio cases in Syria

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Fifteen new cases of polio have been confirmed in Syria, including a child who may have caught the ......

Pakistan polio official killed in Peshawar

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Gunmen on a motorbike shot dead a senior member of the country’s polio eradication campaign in ......

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: A life is being saved for every $1000

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

In this freewheeling conversation, Hassan Al-Damluji, the Head of Middle East Relations at the Bill ......

UAE immunizes more than 20 million Pakistani children

Sunday, 12 July 2015

The UAE has carried out more than 20.6 million polio immunizations for Pakistani children, reported ......

Pakistan arrests parents for refusing children’s polio vaccinations

Tuesday, 03 March 2015

Pakistan authorities have arrested hundreds of parents who refuse to vaccinate their children ......

Abducted polio immunization team found murdered in Pakistan

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Four members of a polio immunization team have been found murdered after being kidnapped in ......

Polio immunization rate in Syria close to pre-war level - WHO

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

The proportion of infants immunized against polio in Syria is close to pre-war levels thanks to a ......

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