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By Robert On Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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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