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Updated : 6 months, 1 week ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], January 17 (ANI/Xinhua): The Afghan Public Health Ministry launched a nationwide campaign on Sunday to give polio vaccination doses to 9.9 million children under the age of five, the ministry said in a statement.
Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], January 14 (ANI): The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has rescheduled the 'National Polio Immunisation Day' to January 31 in view of the COVID-19 vaccination drive scheduled to take place on Saturday.
New Delhi [India], January 13 (ANI): India has postponed its pulse polio immunisation drive, scheduled for January 17 as part of the National Polio Eradication Programme, due to unforeseen activities, the Union Health Ministry informed on Wednesday.
Karak (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) [Pakistan], January 12 (ANI): A policeman escorting a team of polio health care workers was shot dead by "unidentified gunmen" in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's (KP) Karak district on Tuesday, Dawn reported citing authorities.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 10 (ANI): The pulse polio immunisation drive in Kerala, which was scheduled on January 17 as part of the National Polio Eradication Program, has been postponed, State Health Minister KK Shailaja informed on Sunday.
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 8 (ANI): A three-day national immunisation drive for polio will begin in the country on January 17, said Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Friday.
Updated : 7 months ago IST
Balochistan [Pakistan], December 30 (ANI): Balochistan reported a new case of polio on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases in the province to 26, amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
Updated : 8 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], November 29 (ANI): Pakistan has reported yet another polio case on Sunday, taking the country's tally of the year to 82.
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
Caracas [Venezuela], November 23 (ANI/Sputnik): Venezuela has received over 5 million doses of vaccines against diphtheria, polio, and tetanus, also known as 3-in-1 boosters, from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said.
Updated : 8 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Lahore [Pakistan], November 10 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) of the Pakistan Polio Eradication Programme on Tuesday signed a Letter of Agreement to work together to eradicate polio from the country.
Updated : 10 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Varun Singh Bhati was diagnosed with polio at a young age, but that did not deter the high jumper from attaining great heights in the sporting universe. The 25-year-old speaks about how he overcame his disability and went on to become a Paralympic bronze m
Updated : 10 months, 1 week ago IST
Chandigarh [India], September 22 (ANI): The Haryana government on Monday initiated the first phase of sub-national vaccination Pulse Polio Campaign 2020-21 in the high-risk areas amid the coronavirus pandemic.