Tag archive for ‘India polio’
By Robert On Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Eleven South-East Asia countries certified polio-free: WHO

Eighty percent of the world’s population is now certified as being polio-free with the recent announcement from the World Health Organization certifying the South-East Asia Region Friday. Image/Chris Zahniser, More...

By Robert On Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Talking bird flu, seasonal influenza, flu shots and India’s polio success with Dr. Vincent Racaniello

With influenza of all sorts– H5N1, H1N1 and H7N9, dominating the media recently, I decided to delve in a little deeper and try to clear up some questions “people watching the news” may have when More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 13th, 2014

This Day in History: India’s last case of polio was in 2011

Three years ago today, Jan. 13, 2011,  a 2-year-old girl in the West Bengal state fell ill of the crippling disease polio. That was the last case of polio in India. Now after three year without a polio case, the More...

By Robert On Monday, September 16th, 2013

India: Dozens of children sickened after given hepatitis B vaccine orally

India has been polio-free for more than two years and was later taken off the list of polio endemic countries that now includes only Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria. Image/CIA In an effort to keep the country More...

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