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WHO Urges Polio Vaccine Dose Cut Amid Global Shortage

Geneva: Faced with a shortage of polio vaccine, the World Health Organization urged countries today to resort to smaller, fractional doses to ward off...

Polio And TB: India’s Success With One Holds Lessons For The...

When Uttar Pradesh was still polio endemic, I worked on the polio programme in the state. I was there when the last reported case...

Government Launches Pan-India Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign To Reduce Childhood Diseases

Bangalore/New Delhi: To protect children from major childhood diseases measles and rubella, the government on Sunday launched a nationwide vaccination campaign. Under the campaign, children...

India Polio Free, Neighbours Remain A Concern

On World Polio Day today, India, which was declared polio-free in March 2014, has a lot of reasons to cheer. Some concerns, though, cloud...

Polio Vaccine Makers Fail To Make Enough Doses: World Health Organisation

Geneva: Two companies making vaccines to help the world eradicate polio are failing to produce enough, so many countries should prepare to give...
New Vaccine To Protect Children Against Wild Polio Strains WHO

New Vaccine To Protect Children Against Wild Polio Strains

WHO's southeast Asia region comprises Bangladesh, Bhutan, North Korea, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste.
New Vaccine To Protect Children Against Wild Polio Strains WHO

Latest Battle To Wipe Out Polio Begins With Vast Vaccine Switch

Stopping transmission of the contagious viral disease that has infected millions is possible within a year, experts say.