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Polio Outbreak

Polio Outbreak In Ukraine Prompts WHO Call To Action

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- The World Health Organization is urging Ukraine's health ministry to declare a state of emergency due to a polio outbreak, a mov...

At Least 22 People In Syria Suspected Of Having Polio

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

* 100,000 children deemed at risk in eastern province * Vaccination campaigns planned in Syria, neighbours * 4,000 refug...

The Human Face of Polio

Anne Geddes | Posted 12.23.2012 | Impact
Anne Geddes

When you hear the word "polio" do your eyes glaze over and you automatically think of a third world country? If you're like me, lucky enough to be living in a first world country, safely cocooned from the horrors of most deadly diseases, we're at risk of becoming complacent.