#Polio

  • Article: Australia to Give $10 Million to Papua New Guinea to Combat Infectious Diseases
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    Australia to Give $10 Million to Papua New Guinea to Combat Infectious Diseases

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 21, 2018

    In July, Papua New Guinea experienced its first outbreak of vaccine-derived polio in 18 years. Read more

  • Article: 'This Affects Everyone': Panel Showcases Incredible Efforts to #EndPreventableDiseases
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    'This Affects Everyone': Panel Showcases Incredible Efforts to #EndPreventableDiseases

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 4, 2018

    We can be #BeTheGeneration to #EndPreventableDiseases. Read more

  • Article: Polio Discovered in Papua New Guinea for the First Time in 20 Years
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    Polio Discovered in Papua New Guinea for the First Time in 20 Years

    By Madeleine Keck|July 6, 2018

    There has never been a more important time to vaccinate every child. Read more

  • Article: 1.3 Million Afghan Children Are at Risk of Contracting Polio
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    1.3 Million Afghan Children Are at Risk of Contracting Polio

    July 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A new round of a polio immunization campaign went into action on Monday in Afghanistan. Read more

  • Article: Niger Just Vaccinated More Than 5 Million Children Against Polio
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    Niger Just Vaccinated More Than 5 Million Children Against Polio

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 19, 2018

    Polio is 99% eradicated. Read more

  • Article: Global Citizen Polio Report: Commonwealth Leaders Come Through On Their Commitments
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    Global Citizen Polio Report: Commonwealth Leaders Come Through On Their Commitments

    By Katie Dallas|April 18, 2018

    323 million lives already impacted. But the job is not done. Read more

  • Article: New Polio Immunization Plan Will Reach 38.7 Million Children in Pakistan
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    New Polio Immunization Plan Will Reach 38.7 Million Children in Pakistan

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 9, 2018

    Polio is eradicated in all but three countries, including Pakistan. Read more

  • Article: ‘They Used to Call Me Spotted Deer’: A Smallpox Survivor Tells His Story
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    ‘They Used to Call Me Spotted Deer’: A Smallpox Survivor Tells His Story

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 26, 2018

    Sundaram Parthasarathi shares how the now-eradicated disease once threatened his life. Read more