Monstrous rumors stoke hostility to Pakistan's anti-polio drive

His bearded face was half-covered by a shawl, but Hameedullah Khan's fear and ignorance was on full display as he delivered a chilling message for anyone who tries to vaccinate his children against polio.
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Publication date: 19 October 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 244, Issue 3252Author(s): Simon Ings25 years ago, New Scientist was celebrating a milestone in eradicating the scourge of polio
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[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -The Gubio Caretaker-Chairman local government area of Borno state, Hon. Zanna Modu Gubio, has won the Best Chairman Polio Achievement Award in the Nigeria Chairman Immunisation Leadership Challenge.
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[Daily News] AUTHORITIES in Kagera are working on initiatives to conduct measles-rubella and polio vaccinations targeting over 800,000 children under five years.
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EXCLUSIVE Illnesses such as measles, polio and diphtheria have been wiped out in the UK. But they still circulate abroad and could return amid falling uptake of childhood immunisations.
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25 years ago, the Americas were declared polio-free. Most of the world followed – but a mutating vaccine and bioterrorism fears are undermining final success
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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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Updated Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EDT
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West Nile virus-associated acute flaccid paralysis (WNV-AFP) is a well-known complication of West Nile neuroinvasive disease (WNND) [1,2]. Most cases of WNV-AFP occur as a result of anterior horn cell damage, resulting in a syndrome reminiscent of poliomyelitis. Brachial plexus involvement has been reported less commonly [3 –5]. At present, supportive care is the mainstay of treatment for all forms of WNND [2]. The prognosis for WNV-AFP is generally poor, and recovery, if any, usually occurs within six months of onset [6].
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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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