NIH Official: Polio-Like Illness on the Rise

More than 550 Americans have been diagnosed with the mysterious, paralyzing illness called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) this decade. More than 90 percent were children, most around 4, 5 or 6 years old.
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[WHO] Uganda is set to immunize more than 18 million children against measles and rubella, which amounts to 43% of the country's population. Among them, 8.2 million children younger than 9 months, or 20.5% of the population, will also receive the oral polio vaccine.
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(Natural News) For the first time in almost two decades, the Philippines is experiencing a major polio outbreak, and authorities admit that polio vaccines are to blame. But Big Tech continues to de-platform or otherwise silence users who try to share this pertinent information online, which is endangering public health all around the globe. Natural...
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This report details the current status of the containment goals as presented in WHO's Global Polio Eradication Initiative Polio Endgame Strategy.Morbidity &Mortality Weekly Report
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[This Day] There is need to intensify efforts to route the crippling disease
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(Natural News) After nearly two decades of having been declared “polio free” by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Philippines is now experiencing its first polio outbreak in 19 years – and authorities are actually admitting that the cause was the polio vaccine itself! Health Secretary Francisco Duque III announced at a recent press conference...
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Carter Roberts’ motorized wheelchair didn’t arrive until the day he died. It had been a long time coming and his parents had fought hard to get it. The chair cost more than $32,000 and the insurance companies wouldn’t cover it, so the family went to court. One insurer eventually agreed to pay for some components of the chair but not the whole thing. And then none of it mattered anyway. On Sept. 22, 2018, the Roberts’ doorbell rang and the chair was delivered. Also on Sept. 22, 2018, Carter died, just three months shy of his sixth birthday. He had been largely paralyzed for the final two years of his...
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(Natural News) The polio vaccine has caused an escalating outbreak of polio in the Philippines, according to the World Health Organization and UNICEF, which issued a joint statement admitting the vaccine is causing polio. “WHO and UNICEF said in a joint statement the polio outbreak in the Philippines is concerning because it is caused by...
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[Daily News] TANZANIA is set to conduct a nationwide measles -rubella and polio vaccination campaign mid this month, targeting children under five years.
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Conclusion: The study showed challenges in capturing all aspects of biopsychosocial functioning in rehabilitation goals, particularly Contextual Factors. This study indicates that rehabilitation goals capture capacity rather than performance. Further research could highlight if functioning is captured in the rehabilitation plan, and in this way include both capacity and performance. Implications for rehabilitation Health professionals in a post-acute or long-term rehabilitation setting should pay attention to capacity and performance when rehabilitation goals are set. The rehabilitation plan should contain goals and a desc...
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Publication date: 5–11 October 2019Source: The Lancet, Volume 394, Issue 10205Author(s): Jacqui Thornton
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