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Updated : 3 days, 11 hours ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], June 28 (ANI): Two policemen and a polio worker were killed in an attack in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday, media reports citing police sources reported.
Updated : 1 week, 6 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): The first Sub-National Immunization Day for 2022 for administering polio vaccine drops is being conducted from June 19 in 11 states and UTs.
Updated : 2 weeks, 2 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 15 (ANI): Government officials on Wednesday refuted media reports that claimed the presence of vaccine-derived poliovirus in the sample of sewage waters in Kolkata.
Updated : 1 month ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 28 (ANI): Two more polio were reported in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan, taking the total to six in the country this year.
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Dar es Salaam [Tanzania], May 18 (ANI): The World Health Organisation extended its support to Tanzania in organizing polio campaigns, after Tanzania launched its second round of vaccination against polio on Wednesday to curb the outbreak of the virus in the country.
North Waziristan [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): Two persons including a doctor belonging to Pakistan's North Waziristan district of Mirali were kidnapped by unidentified men on Tuesday. The abducted doctor was working with the anti-polio programme in the area.
Updated : 1 month, 4 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 4 (ANI): Pakistan's dream to eradicate Polio from the country seems to be a far-away prospect despite the spending of USD 5 billion during the last 27 years.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 29 (ANI): Pakistan reported a second polio case as a two-year-old girl was found affected by the virus in North Waziristan, local media reported on Friday.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 24 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday convened a meeting of the National Task Force on Polio after the first case of the viral disease was detected in 15 months.
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 23 (ANI): Pakistan detected country's first case of polio after over a year, with the paralysis of a 15-month-old boy in the country's North Waziristan area, according to reports citing authorities.
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Kunduz [Afghanistan], March 13 (ANI): Four people were arrested in connection with the deaths of seven health workers who were administering polio vaccinations in Afghanistan, Afghan media reported citing officials.
Jerusalem [Israel], March 7 (ANI): Israel's Ministry of Health on Sunday said that a new case of polio has been detected in a 4-year-old child in Jerusalem.