#polio

  • Article: Nigeria Is Celebrating 3 Years Without Any New Wild Polio Cases
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    Nigeria Is Celebrating 3 Years Without Any New Wild Polio Cases

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 21, 2019

    This means that the entire Africa region can apply to be certified as a polio-free continent. Read more

  • Article: This Global Initiative Has Eliminated 99.9% of Polio Cases Around the World
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    This Global Initiative Has Eliminated 99.9% of Polio Cases Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 2, 2019

    The Global Polio Eradication Initiative has vaccinated more than 2.5 billion children. Read more

  • Article: Africa Could Be Officially Polio-Free Within the Next Few Months
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    Africa Could Be Officially Polio-Free Within the Next Few Months

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 3, 2019

    But eliminating the virus from Pakistan is proving to be more difficult. Read more

  • Article: Polio Immunization Is One of the World's Untold Success Stories
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    Polio Immunization Is One of the World's Untold Success Stories

    By Ramesh Ferris  and  Larry Bagnell|April 30, 2019

    But the job is not yet complete. Read more

  • Article: This Global Citizen of Canada Has Tackled Polio From Nigeria to Switzerland

    This Global Citizen of Canada Has Tackled Polio From Nigeria to Switzerland

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 25, 2019

    “My motto is, ‘Do what it takes to get the job done.’” Read more

  • Article: 5 Crucial Facts You Need to Know This World Health Day

    5 Crucial Facts You Need to Know This World Health Day

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 5, 2019

    “Eradicating an infectious disease is a staggeringly difficult task — we’ve only done it once.” Read more

  • Article: Here's What Global Citizen Is Working on This World Health Day
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    Here's What Global Citizen Is Working on This World Health Day

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 5, 2019

    …and how you can take action to help. Read more

  • Article: It's Been 5 Years Since India Was Officially Declared Polio-Free. Here's Why That Matters.
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    It's Been 5 Years Since India Was Officially Declared Polio-Free. Here's Why That Matters.

    By Gaëlle LanguéJana Sepehr  and  Jackie Marchildon|March 27, 2019

    There were only 33 cases of wild polio in 2018. Read more