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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 00:03
Hailing India`s victory over polio, President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday commended the nearly 2.3 million vaccinators and health workers who were the backbone of the polio eradication campaign.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 22:02
As India celebrates eradication of polio, UNICEF today said it needs to make it complete immunisation system for children much more robust and accessible and tackle the status of women if it wants to really address the issue of mortality among children.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 12:46
British researchers have engineered a new compound, which can prevent people from catching the cold virus by blocking its transmission to others.
Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 19:43
India has completed three years without polio, a landmark achievement which would pave the way for a polio-free certification from the World Health Organisation (WHO), the health ministry Monday said.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 14:14
Polio vaccination campaign began in Pakistan`s Peshawar city and adjoining areas Sunday amid heavy security, a media report said.