October 18, 2022 9:58 pm
The declaration was signed by more than 3,000 scientists, physicians and public health experts around the world to endorse the 2022-2026 strategy.
October 08, 2022 2:22 pm
Despite being able to do her daily chores, walk by herself without callipers, complete her medical degree and the mandatory one-year long internship, Laxmi Chaudhary was given a 100 per cent disability certificate by Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi and disqualified from the PG course. She challenged the decision in courts, and won
September 10, 2022 8:20 am
The order allows emergency service workers, midwives and pharmacists to administer the polio vaccine.
August 23, 2022 8:19 pm
“Vaccine hesitancy is not rooted in Orthodox religion,”said Nesha Abramson, outreach director at Community Counter, a nonprofit focused on public health advocacy in Orthodox communities
August 22, 2022 6:17 pm
Since 2017, there have been 396 cases of polio caused by the wild virus, versus more than 2,600 linked to the oral vaccine, according to figures from the World Health Organization and its partners.
August 10, 2022 6:16 pm
On several occasions in London, a type of more dangerous polio virus has been detected in sewage samples.
July 28, 2022 12:56 pm
Virologist Dr Gagandeep Kang and Infectious Diseases specialist Dr Chandrakant Lahariya remind us how a disease threat in one geography can be a risk to every other part of the world. While there are diseases for eradication and elimination targets, specific efforts need to be made to achieve those targets. We need to prioritise public health management as a continuous drill or else we will be struggling with every wave that comes, they say.
July 23, 2022 12:11 pm
The sudden interest in such inoculations came a day after county authorities announced that a local adult, unvaccinated, had tested positive for the disease.
June 24, 2022 1:20 pm
There are three types of poliovirus, and infection or immunisation by one type does not protect against another. Here's what you need to know.
June 19, 2022 10:51 am
Heads of schools have also been asked to organise painting and poster making, elocution, debates, and essay writing competitions for raising awareness of polio.
January 13, 2016 6:00 pm
The blast in Quetta ripped through a police van outside the vaccination centre as security officials gathered there to escort polio workers for the third day of a vaccination campaign in Balochistan.
September 04, 2015 1:49 pm