Latest Polio vaccine Stories
Humanitarian group's October 24 livestream event from Chicago features top global health experts, polio-survivor Minda Dentler, pop star Tessanne Chin, reggae's Ziggy Marley and more EVANSTON,
Every August is deemed “National Immunization Awareness Month” or “NIAM” and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources.
In the 1960s, a type of polio vaccine injected into the arm was discontinued. New study suggests that re-introducing this vaccine may help eradicate the disease.
Collaborating with World Health Organization and Intravacc to Develop sIPV in line with mission to secure a lasting polio-free world, free of all paralytic polio disease BEIJING,
Global experts to reflect on past achievements, future plans for expanding vaccine coverage WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty years ago, the immunization landscape
LYON, France, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sanofi Pasteur works with global partners to make available unparalleled quantities of affordable
Money to support final push for polio eradication GENEVA, Feb.
6-Year-Old Born 11 Weeks Too Soon Named March of Dimes 2014 National Ambassador WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan.
UVA researchers, collaborators ID cause of oral vaccine failure. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Researchers at the University of Virginia
India, which had once been the polio capital of the world, has now been free of the debilitating disease for three years. The Asian country will now look forward to being officially declared polio-free by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March.
Poliovirus, the causative agent of poliomyelitis and a member of the family of Picornaviridae, is a human enterovirus. It is composed of an RNA genome that is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA. It was first isolate in 1909 and was published in 1981. It is one of the most well characterized viruses and has become a useful model system for understanding the biology of RNA viruses. It infects human cells by binding to an immunoglobulin-like receptor on the cell surface. The three...
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