Injectable polio vaccine more effective than oral one: Experts

The Injectable Polio Vaccine (IPV) is more effective than the oral one, experts said here Tuesday.

Countries should remain vigilant against polio: WHO

Despite the victory over polio, Southeast Asian countries should remain vigilant against the crippling virus, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

Virus infection ups diabetes risk in kids

Children who have been infected with enterovirus are around 50 percent more likely to develop Type 1 diabetes, says a study.

Polio virus finds two new victims in Pakistan

Two new cases of polio were reported from Pakistan Thursday, taking the total number of those affected this year with the crippling disease to 160, officials said.

Pakistan polio virus found in sewage samples

Even as Pakistan grapples with polio, sewage samples taken from different parts of its most populous cities, Karachi and Lahore, have tested positive for the virus that causes the crippling disease.

Polio virus from Pakistan detected in Israel

A polio virus prevalent in Pakistan has been detected in Israel, and the WHO says it does not know how the virus travelled all the way there.

Polio virus linked to Pakistan found in Egypt

Pakistani officials have called for infants leaving the country to be issued polio vaccinations at airports.

India needs to guard against importation of polio virus: Anuradha Gupta

As India completes a second successful year without polio, a senior Health Ministry official today cautioned against the persisting threat of importation of the virus from neighbouring countries.

Threat of polio virus travelling to India from neighbours: Govt

The government on Friday said there was a threat of polio virus travelling to India from neighbouring countries like Pakistan and Afghanistan which has led to intensification of surveillance in border states of Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir.

Pak: Polio virus found in sewage water samples

Polio virus has been found in sewage water samples collected from three Pakistani provinces, the UN said on Sunday.

WHO finds polio virus in Delhi sewage

In what could be a cause of concern for the national capital,WHO has found the polio virus in the city`s sewage.

WHO finds polio virus in Delhi sewage

In what could be a cause of concern for the national capital,WHO has found the polio virus in the city`s sewage.