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World - International
1/9/2024 11:48:27 AM
An officer who was critically wounded in a roadside bombing that targeted police assigned to protect polio vaccination workers in northwestern Pakistan died in a hospital on Tuesday, raising the death toll from the attack, claimed by the Pakistani Taliban, to seven.

World - Region
4/25/2023 4:10:38 PM
Fighters have occupied a national public laboratory in Sudan holding samples of diseases including polio and measles, creating an "extremely, extremely dangerous" situation, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday.

Life & Style - Health
4/25/2023 2:39:30 PM
The United Nations kicked off a campaign Monday to reverse dangerous declines in childhood vaccination due to the pandemic, sparking rising outbreaks of diseases like measles and polio.

Egypt - Health
12/11/2022 1:15:28 PM
The Egyptian Minister of Health Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar launched a massive free-of-charge four-day national vaccination campaign against polio on Sunday.

World - International
11/30/2022 9:20:00 PM
A suicide bomber blew himself up near a truck carrying police officers on their way to protect polio workers near Quetta, Pakistan on Wednesday, killing a police officer and three family members traveling in a car nearby.

Egypt - Health
11/28/2022 12:52:30 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population announced on Monday that it will be launching a four-day national campaign to vaccinate children against polio as part of its efforts to maintain the country’s polio-free status.

World - International
4/14/2022 12:31:28 PM
The Valneva vaccine is made with the decades-old technology used to manufacture shots for flu and polio. It is the sixth COVID-19 vaccine the U.K. has cleared and the only one that utilizes a "killed'' virus; scientists grow the coronavirus in a lab and then inactivate the virus so it cannot replicate or infect cells.

Egypt - Health
3/22/2022 1:49:55 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population announced on Monday that it will be running a national campaign for vaccination against polio from 27 to 30 March across the country — free of charge — targeting children under five years old.

Egypt - Health
12/28/2021 9:51:34 PM
Egypt's acting Health Minister and Higher Education Minister Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar discussed on Tuesday in Cairo with the General Manager of Sinovac Life Sciences Co. Gao Qiang cooperation to expand in producing vaccines including Covid-19 vaccine, polio vaccine and influenza vaccine in Egypt.

Egypt - Health
12/14/2021 6:03:00 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Health will launch a national vaccination campaign against polio on 19 December that will last for four days and will target children under five years old, a statement by the ministry said.

World - International
11/7/2021 1:35:15 PM
The Taliban-run Afghan public health ministry announced Sunday the start of a four-day nationwide polio vaccination campaign aimed at inoculating children under age 5.

World - International
10/10/2021 4:53:19 PM
The United Nations children's fund (UNICEF) on Sunday urged the Taliban's caretaker government to resume children's vaccination amid fear of spreading polio and measles in war-affected Afghanistan.

World - International
4/1/2021 9:45:08 AM
The attack comes three days after another incident in Jalalabad in which three women working to administer polio vaccines in the city were killed

Egypt - Politics
3/30/2021 1:35:21 PM
This is the second phase in the campaign in 2021 to administer polio vaccines to 16.7 million children aging between one day and 5 years old for free

Egypt - Politics
3/4/2021 10:00:00 AM
'It's in the economic interest of developed countries to ensure that vaccines are distributed equitably in developing countries,' said Egypt's Minister of Health Hala Zayed

Egypt - Politics
3/1/2021 6:56:06 PM
Egypt, in cooperation with the WHO and UNICEF, has obtained 38.2 million doses of the oral Sabin vaccine to help keep the country polio-free

Egypt - Politics
2/28/2021 3:37:54 PM
In 2006, UNICEF declared Egypt Polio-free, two years after the last case was detected in the country

World - Region
9/2/2020 12:00:03 PM
In a statement this week, WHO said two children in Sudan - one from South Darfur state and the other from Gedarif state, close to the border with Ethiopia and Eritrea - were paralyzed in March and April

World - Africa
8/25/2020 6:14:00 PM

World - Africa
8/25/2020 9:55:16 AM

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