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By Helen Branswell, STAT
An outbreak of vaccine-related polio cases has been reported in war-torn Syria, the World Health Organization announced Thursday — another hurdle for a nearly 30-year eradication effort that has seen more than its share of setbacks.
By Larisa Epatko
Health workers recently fanned across Yemen to vaccinate millions of children against polio, one of the disease risks in a country immersed in conflict.
By News Desk
A Yemeni child receives polio vaccination during an immunization campaign at a health center in the capital of Sanaa.
Henderson, a few weeks shy of his 88th birthday, died late Friday of complications that arose after he recently fractured a hip.
By Emily Wishingrad
Nigerian military helicopters rushed emergency polio vaccines to Nigeria’s northern state of Borno on Friday morning, in response to Africa’s first cases of the polio virus in more than two years.
By Kulsoom Khan
Two years after the World Health Organization declared India polio-free, an active strain of the virus has been found in samples of sewage water in the southern city of Hyderabad.
By Shawn Paik
This weekend marks the start of a global effort that health officials are hoping will be the final push to eradicate polio.
By PBS NewsHour
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…
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