Liberia: 945,000 Children Immunized Against Polio
[Observer] Nearly one million Liberian children have again been immunized against the crippling polio disease, Liberian health authorities have said.
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
[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.
[Daily News] AUTHORITIES in Kagera are working on initiatives to conduct measles-rubella and polio vaccinations targeting over 800,000 children under five years.
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.
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
[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.
(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...
Updated Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EDT
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 . The prognosis for WNV-AFP is generally poor, and recovery, if any, usually occurs within six months of onset .
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