By Michelle Harven
The World Health Organization reports two children in southwestern Ukraine have been diagnosed with polio for the first time in Europe since 2010.
By Lisa Desjardins, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe, Domenico Montanaro
Today in the Morning Line: McConnell wrote his thesis on “The Great Compromiser” His real name’s not Mitch He once sought the support of Democratic-leaning groups like major unions Obama heads to Phoenix to talk housing Immigration action in the…
Amid a rise in polio cases in Pakistan, the country's first animated female superhero, Burka Avenger, has joined the fight to eradicate the highly-infectious virus.
By Justin Scuiletti
Rare footage of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt walking, aided by braces on his legs as well as several Secret Service agents, has been made public after nearly 80 years.
Signaling a new public health emergency, the World Health Organization warns that if polio is not completely eradicated it could become endemic again. Worldwide, 74 cases of the crippling disease have been confirmed this year, with Syria, Cameroon and Pakistan…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, the World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency amid outbreaks of polio across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The U.N. agency says the number of new cases last year nearly doubled to…
By Kristin Miller
On March 7, the New York City Department of Health issued a warning about an outbreak of measles in northern Manhattan and the Bronx and urged all New Yorkers to make sure they are vaccinated against measles. Canadian…
By PBS NewsHour
Recent outbreaks of measles on both the East and West Coasts highlight a larger story about how infectious diseases that had all but disappeared in the U.S. are now reappearing. Why are some of these diseases showing back up? Hari…
Following another string of deadly attacks on Polio vaccination teams by Taliban militant groups, the World Health Organization said Wednesday that Pakistan's polio crisis threatens to spread across the globe.
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