#World Polio Day

  • 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

  • Feature: These Are the People Fighting Polio Around the World
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    These Are the People Fighting Polio Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Olivia Kestin|Oct. 23, 2019

    Polio is 99.9% eradicated — thanks to frontline health workers. Read more

  • Article: Zambia's Health Minister Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Against Polio
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    Zambia's Health Minister Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Against Polio

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 22, 2019

    A 2-year-old boy has been found to have the virus. 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: A Father, a Teenager, a Vaccinator: 3 People From 3 Countries on the Frontline of the Fight Against Polio
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    A Father, a Teenager, a Vaccinator: 3 People From 3 Countries on the Frontline of the Fight Against Polio

    Oct. 24, 2018

    Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nigeria are working to end polio for good. Read more

  • Article: How Nelson Mandela Encouraged African Leaders to Take Action on Polio

    How Nelson Mandela Encouraged African Leaders to Take Action on Polio

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 23, 2018

    Polio remains endemic in just one African country today. Read more

  • Article: Let’s Talk Money — Here’s How Polio Eradication Will Save the World Billions
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    Let’s Talk Money — Here’s How Polio Eradication Will Save the World Billions

    By Shakira Donovan|Oct. 24, 2017

    Lifting communities out of poverty one vaccine at a time. Read more

  • Article: The US Must Continue Supporting Polio Eradication — And Here’s Why
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    The US Must Continue Supporting Polio Eradication — And Here’s Why

    By Solange Fortenbach|Oct. 23, 2017

    The US has been a leader in the fight to eradicate polio; this shouldn’t stop now. Read more