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Islamabad [Pakistan], October 24 (ANI): A Pakistani constable, who was on polio vaccination duty, on Sunday was killed by unidentified gunmen in Pakhtunkhwa province.
Updated : 1 day, 18 hours ago IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 23 (ANI/WAM): The UAE Pakistan Assistance Programme (UAE PAP) has announced the results of the UAE Polio Vaccination Campaign carried out in Pakistan from 2014 to the end of September 2021, highlighting that the campaign succeeded in administering 583,240,876 doses o
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Washington [US], October 23 (ANI): UN agencies are preparing to launch a polio vaccination campaign for all children under 5 in Afghanistan, Voice of America (VOA) reported on Saturday.
Updated : 6 days, 22 hours ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], October 18 (ANI): The WHO and UNICEF have welcomed the decision of the Taliban to allow polio vaccination of all children in Afghanistan, reported local media.
Updated : 1 week, 2 days ago IST
Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): The family of an African-American woman, Henrietta Lacks whose cervical cancer cells were taken without consent for research in 1951 is suing a biotech firm for compensation.
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Karnal (Haryana) [India], September 26 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched the 'Pulse Polio Abhiyan' in Karnal on Sunday.
Updated : 1 month ago IST
Kohat [Pakistan], September 20 (ANI): Unidentified men killed a policeman guarding a polio vaccination team in Kohat city in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on the third day of a five-day polio campaign on Sunday.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): As India continues to evacuate people from Afghanistan, which has been taken over by the Taliban, the Centre on Sunday said it will also administer free polio vaccines to Afghan nationals who land in the country.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], August 19 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States has issued an alert to parents and healthcare providers for an expected outbreak of the polio-like disease Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) in the next four months, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a release
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [Pakistan], August 3 (ANI): A police officer assigned to protect a polio vaccination team was shot dead by gunmen in Dera Ismail Khan city of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], July 2 (ANI): The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said in an annual report that almost 40 million children in Pakistan did not receive polio vaccinations between April and June amid the COVID-19 outbreak, when all polio campaigns were suspended.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], June 17 (ANI): Amid its inability to stamp out religious extremism, Pakistan has now "indefinitely" suspended its nationwide anti-polio campaign, to protect some 270,000 polio field staff from growing attacks.