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Polio Outbreak

UN: Spread Of Polio Is A World Health Emergency

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 07.05.2014 | Impact

LONDON (AP) — For the first time ever, the World Health Organization on Monday declared the spread of polio an international public health emergency...

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.

Aid Groups Launch Mass Polio Vaccination Campaign In Africa

AP | LOUIS OKAMBA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo — International aid groups said Thursday they're launching a mass polio immunization campaign in three Central Af...