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Probe ordered after polio vaccines found contaminated, Ghaziabad pharma company MD held

September 29, 2018 10:14 pm

The managing director of Biomed Pvt Ltd., which was supplying polio vaccines for only government-run immunisation programmes, was arrested after the Central Drug Regulator filed an FIR in this case.

2-yr-old diagnosed with rare polio strain: No risk of virus spreading, says Delhi health minister

December 02, 2015 1:38 am

Government authorities have tested 36 stool samples from the family and others who were in contact with the child. Samples were also taken from seven sewage sites.

Two-year-old diagnosed with rare polio strain in Capital

December 01, 2015 2:34 am

The child, who lives in Shahadra’s Harsh Vihar area, was diagnosed with the P2 strain of the virus around three weeks ago. The last recorded case of VDPV was reported from Beed, Maharashtra, in 2013.

Now,polio surveillance programme covers AFP cases to rule out virus

October 24, 2013 2:49 am

When Jagannath Kalokhe’s son Sagar (11) was paralysed after a viral fever,the 40-year-old worker at a rubber factory in Satara was devastated.

Nearly three lakh children to be given polio drops on Sunday

September 18, 2013 3:59 am

Sub-national immunisation round will be held at 16 high-risk places in the state

Polio affected child dies in Latur

April 11, 2014 5:31 pm

A 10-month-old boy,found infected with the vaccine-derived polio virus (VDPV),died in Latur district civil hospital due to brain damage,a doctor said.

Affected by polio,child dies in Latur

June 24, 2013 1:28 am

A 10-month-old boy,found infected with the vaccine-derived polio virus,died

Polio in Maharashtra boy may be 'accidental finding'

June 10, 2013 1:31 am

May be due to under-immunisation; not primary cause of paralysis: doctors

In Malegaon,convincing the reluctant is still polio challenge

October 25, 2012 12:35 am

In early 2010,two-and-a-half-year-old Mohammed Qasim Ahmed of Malegaon was detected with the P-1 strain of the polio virus

A winning shot for Moradabad

January 29, 2012 3:47 am

As India records a year without any new case of the wild polio virus,Uma Vishnu travels to Moradabad,once branded the world’s polio capital,to tell the story of a turnaround