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US warns of new outbreak of Polio-like illness in children later this year: CDC

AFM is a medical emergency and patients should seek immediate medical care, even in areas with high novel coronavirus incidence

19 Aug 2021 2:26 PM

Pak demands FB to block accounts post false propaganda against polio vaccines

Rumours swirled over social media that a one-year-old girl had died after she was administrated with the polio vaccines.

28 Aug 2019 11:34 AM

Polio cases on the rise in Pakistan, 5 more victims confirmed

The youngest victim to polio is merely 22-months-old. While polio is highly infectious, it is easily preventable by the polio vaccine.

07 Aug 2019 3:59 PM

Anti-vax Fawad is a health risk

Actor Fawad Khan, who lives in Lahore, recently allegedly resisted a move by authorities to give oral polio vaccine to his daughter.

26 Feb 2019 1:18 AM

A stirring piece: Bill Gates lauds Amitabh Bachchan on Twitter; here's how he reacted

The Microsoft co-founder took to Twitter on praise the megastar with the latter acknowledging it in typical style.

08 May 2018 10:36 AM


Stephen Hawking was misdiagnosed, may have had polio, claims expert

Dr Christopher Cooper says famed physicist’s symptoms don’t align with those of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

21 Mar 2018 1:26 PM

Modern medicine infected by the virus of mistrust

Most damaging are a series of scandals involving inadequately vetted drugs, poor oversight by health officials, and attempted cover-ups.

26 Jan 2018 2:54 PM

Social media trends can predict vaccine scares

Mathematical theories used to predict tipping points in public health.

12 Dec 2017 3:05 PM

Novel patch can better deliver polio vaccines: study

The microscopic vaccine delivery platform called Nanopatch is a significant step forward in the efforts to rid the world of polio.

09 Oct 2017 3:06 PM

India beats polio vaccine crisis with new policy

India introduced IPV as part of global polio endgame strategy.

13 Jan 2017 1:44 AM