Latest Poliomyelitis eradication Stories
In the event that a vaccine for the prevention of malaria is licensed and ready for use (such as the research malaria vaccine RTS,S, which currently looks promising), distributing and giving the vaccine to three-month old infants via the World Health Organization's Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) will be the most efficient mechanism in high transmission areas but for lower transmission areas, mass vaccination every 5 years might be a more efficient vaccination strategy, a new study...
Declaring the eradication of polio will be far more difficult than it was for smallpox.
Health professionals and researchers across the globe believe they are on the verge of eradicating polio, a devastating virus which can lead to paralysis and death.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).