#polio

  • 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

  • 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