#polio

  • Article: 2.8 Million Children in Sudan Were Vaccinated Against Polio in Just 3 Days
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    2.8 Million Children in Sudan Were Vaccinated Against Polio in Just 3 Days

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 31, 2018

    UNICEF and WHO provided about 5 million doses of oral polio vaccines to reach children in 10 states. Read more

  • Article: This Once-Devastating Virus Might Actually Help Us Cure Brain Cancer
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    This Once-Devastating Virus Might Actually Help Us Cure Brain Cancer

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 27, 2018

    Polio was once a global threat, but now it might help doctors battle brain tumors. Read more

  • Article: 'Afghanistan's Malala' Graduates College With Top Honors
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    'Afghanistan's Malala' Graduates College With Top Honors

    June 11, 2018

    Before receiving her diploma, Breshna Musazai had already survived polio and two gunshot wounds. Read more

  • Article: It Hurts But It Works! This Is What Vaccinations Look Like Around the World
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    It Hurts But It Works! This Is What Vaccinations Look Like Around the World

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Imogen Calderwood|May 4, 2018

    Up to 3 million lives are saved every year by immunization. Read more

  • Article: Why You Should Never Skip Your Vaccines Again
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    Why You Should Never Skip Your Vaccines Again

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 24, 2018

    This World Immunization Week, here’s a reminder that vaccines are key in ensuring global health. Read more

  • Article: WTF Is Polio? 17 Facts About the Disease That We’re This Close to Eradicating
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    WTF Is Polio? 17 Facts About the Disease That We’re This Close to Eradicating

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 13, 2018

    How you can take action to help finally eradicate this terrible disease. Read more

  • Article: The First Case of Polio in 2018 Was Reported This Week in Afghanistan
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    The First Case of Polio in 2018 Was Reported This Week in Afghanistan

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 26, 2018

    Polio is 99.9% eradicated. Read more

  • Article: Here Are the 9 Biggest Global Health Moments From 2017
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    Here Are the 9 Biggest Global Health Moments From 2017

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 11, 2017

    From funding for polio to developing an HIV vaccine, 2017 was a big year for global health. Read more