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Pakistan to use polio vaccine checkpoints in Taliban areas

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 02:21

Pakistani officials said Monday they would begin administering polio vaccines to children at security checkpoints in the country`s lawless tribal belt.

189,000 kids get anti-polio vaccine in Syria

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 07:24

A total of 189,000 children, aged below five, have been vaccinated against polio for the past week in the the central province of Homs, as part of a national government campaign in the war-torn country, state media reported.

India should remain vigilant against polio: President Pranab Mukherjee

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 18:34

India should remain vigilant against polio and take all precautions to ensure that there is no recurrence of the dreadful disease in the country, President Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday.

India officially declared `polio free` by WHO

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:42

It`s a proud moment for India! India is officially declared ‘Polio Free’ by the World Health Organisation. India is one of the 11 countries in the South East Asian region which have been certified as being free of the wild polio virus.

Polio check: WHO officially declares India polio-free

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 18:44

Indians have another reason to smile as the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday officially declared India as a polio-free nation.

Polio`s last stand on the Afghan-Pakistan border

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 12:20

Trundling across the Afghan-Pakistani border in a handcart, Shayma dismisses militant threats and conspiracy theories about polio vaccinators while her four children receive drops that could finally eradicate the crippling disease.

22.53 lakh children administered polio drops in Haryana

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 14:22

About 22.53 lakh children below the age of five were administered polio drops as a part of the second round of the Pulse Polio immunisation drive in all districts of Haryana.

Mysterious polio-like disease reported in California

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 13:16

As many as 20 kids have been affected by a mysterious polio-like syndrome in California since 2012, leaving them with paralysed limbs.

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