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By Robert On Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Polio-like paralysis, Pithovirus sibericum and other virology topics: An interview with Dr. Vincent Racaniello

On the Saturday, March 8 airing of Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, Vincent Racaniello Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University appeared to discuss some of the latest topics More...

By Robert On Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Syria reports ‘suspected’ polio cases from Deir Al Zour province

The Syrian Arab Republic has notified the World Health Organization (WHO) about a suspected cluster of polio cases reported the Deir Al Zour province. Image/CIA The UN health agency received reports of a cluster More...

By Robert On Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Somalia reports first wild poliovirus type 1 case since 2007

The wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) that was detected in a young girl from the Banadir region of Somalia has prompted an investigation into the situation, according to a World Health Organization alert today. Poliovirus More...

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