Perspectives Losing a patient
He made his way into my exam room supported by two metal crutches that braced at the elbow, lurching his withered legs forward, step by excruciating step. His spine was twisted and scoliotic, causing him to list precariously to the left. He was a wisp of a man, barely clocking in at 100 lb —wasted away, it looked like, from untreated polio and a lifetime of subsistence living.
Authors: Abstract "My biggest motivation is the discovery of new therapeutics to save lives. The most significant scientific advance of the last 100 years has been the discovery of polio vaccine …" Find out more about Yanli Zhao in his Author Profile. PMID: 31816177 [PubMed - in process]
Date: Tuesday, 12 17, 2019; Speaker: Dr. Erin Beck, NINDS; Dr. Kenneth Tyler, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Building: Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Auditorium; CME Credit
A 3-month-old Malaysian infant has been diagnosed with polio, the first case reported in the country in nearly three decades, a top health official said on Sunday.Reuters Health Information
[WHO] Abuja, 07 December 2019 - The Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for poliomyelitis eradication kicks off, a two-week visit to Nigeria on 09 December 2019, to conduct critical analysis and verify the accuracy of the certification documents prepared by the Nigerian Government.
(Natural News) Many people still believe today that Dr. Jonas Salk was the “God” of cult pharmacology because he invented the polio vaccine. But did he? In actuality, all he did was conduct illegal medical experiments on mental patients, while the steady decline of mortality from infectious diseases was instantly (and falsely) credited to him...
[ANGOP] Luanda -Luanda province will launch one more round of polio vaccination campaign on 13-15 December, announced the health officials.
[Dalsan Radio] The first phase of a nationwide integrated polio and measles vaccination campaign has concluded in Somalia having achieved high coverage.
Malaysia has begun a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the country's first case of the highly infectious virus in 27 years
[Premium Times] The Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for poliomyelitis eradication will on Monday begin to assess if Nigeria has successfully eradicated wild poliovirus.
A three-month-old Malaysian infant has been diagnosed with polio, the first case reported in the country in nearly three decades, a top health official said on Sunday.