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2010-06-24 13:49:55

A vaccine-derived strain of poliovirus that has spread in recent years is serious but it can be tackled with an existing vaccine.

2010-06-24 04:05:00

The rapidly growing polio outbreak in Tajikistan raises serious concerns that the disease could spread to other regions in the world.

2010-06-18 15:26:00

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has pledged $1.2 million in support for national poliomyelitis (polio) vaccination campaigns across Central Asia to fight the first outbreak of polio in the region since 2002.

2010-06-15 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, gave the Kick Polio Out of Africa (KPOA) campaign a boost by signing the football as it traveled from Cape Town to Egypt ahead of the 2010 World Cup.

2010-04-27 10:24:00

CHICAGO, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The bumps and bruises of childhood can't always be avoided, but there is no reason for children to suffer from any of the infectious diseases that can be prevented by vaccines.

2010-04-06 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Netherlands Vaccine Institute (NVI) and PharmaJet, Inc. have entered into a collaboration aimed at helping speed the eradication of polio.

2009-10-23 11:28:00

Rotary clubs worldwide participate in global fundraising campaign, as new polio vaccine is approved for countries still battling the disease EVANSTON, Ill., Oct.

2009-10-16 13:46:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct.

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2009-08-15 08:41:09

Polio is spreading in Nigeria and health officials say that the vaccine used to fight it has caused it, in some cases.

2009-07-14 08:44:01

Eliminating polio everywhere will require global cooperation on several fronts, including lowering the cost for poor countries to vaccinate with inactivated polio vaccine


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