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  • Article: This Organization Is Fighting Polio and COVID-19 at the Same Time

    This Organization Is Fighting Polio and COVID-19 at the Same Time

    By Meg Black|April 20, 2020

    GPEI is deploying resources and personnel to vulnerable countries during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Shows It’s High Time to Invest in Global Health Security
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    COVID-19 Shows It’s High Time to Invest in Global Health Security

    By Ramesh Ferris|March 19, 2020

    And it's up to us to call on our governments to commit funding to the WHO's Global Response Fund. Read more

  • Article: Uganda Vaccinated More Than 19 Million Children Against Measles in 1 Month in 2019

    Uganda Vaccinated More Than 19 Million Children Against Measles in 1 Month in 2019

    By Jacky Habib|Jan. 24, 2020

    While vaccinations have reduced measles deaths,110,000 people died of the disease in 2017. Read more

  • Article: The 10 Biggest Global Health Wins of 2019

    The 10 Biggest Global Health Wins of 2019

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 20, 2019

    It’s time to celebrate some remarkable advancements in global health. Read more

  • 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