#polio

  • Article: How Eliminating This One Disease Could Help Us Achieve Good Health for All
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    How Eliminating This One Disease Could Help Us Achieve Good Health for All

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 14, 2019

    It’s already 99.9% eradicated. Read more

  • Article: Why Global Leaders Need to Commit New Funding for Polio Eradication
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    Why Global Leaders Need to Commit New Funding for Polio Eradication

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 14, 2019

    World leaders will come together on Nov. 19 for a Polio Pledging Moment in Abu Dhabi. Read more

  • Article: A Lab Worker Got a Smallpox-Related Infection After Refusing the Vaccine

    A Lab Worker Got a Smallpox-Related Infection After Refusing the Vaccine

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 29, 2019

    Smallpox was officially declared eradicated in 1980. Read more

  • Article: The World Officially Has Eradicated Two Strains of Polio

    The World Officially Has Eradicated Two Strains of Polio

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 24, 2019

    This great news was announced on World Polio Day. Read more

  • Article: This Polio Survivor Wants to See A World Free of This Infectious Disease
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    This Polio Survivor Wants to See A World Free of This Infectious Disease

    By Safia Ibrahim|Oct. 24, 2019

    Polio can be eliminated by 2023 with new funding and immunization efforts around the world. Read more

  • Article: 3 Key Things You Should Definitely Know About Canada’s Dedication to Ending Polio

    3 Key Things You Should Definitely Know About Canada’s Dedication to Ending Polio

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 22, 2019

    Not too long ago, polio affected 350,000 people per year around the world. Read more

  • Article: This Couple Have Been Married for Over 40 Years After Meeting as Toddlers on a Polio Ward

    This Couple Have Been Married for Over 40 Years After Meeting as Toddlers on a Polio Ward

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 18, 2019

    They have just one regret about contracting the disease. Read more

  • 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