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As Polio Spreads to Iraq , UNICEF & WHO Aim to Immunize 20 Million Children - UNICEF USA Blog

As Polio Spreads to Iraq , UNICEF & WHO Aim to Immunize 20 Million Children - UNICEF USA Blog | Global Health | Scoop.it
“Polio vaccination campaigns commenced in Syria, Iraq and Egypt early this month, aiming to reach more than 20 million children. (UNICEF & partners aim to vaccinate 20M kids against #polio in #Syria & #Iraq.”
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Fighting halts polio vaccination in northern Syria

Fighting halts polio vaccination in northern Syria | Global Health | Scoop.it
“ GENEVA (Reuters) - Heavy fighting has prevented health workers from getting polio vaccine to an estimated 100,000 Syrian children in the northeastern province of Raqqa, United Nations aid agencies said (Fighting halts polio vaccination in northern...”
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​Polio-like paralysis in California children alarms govt — RT USA

​Polio-like paralysis in California children alarms govt — RT USA | Global Health | Scoop.it
“US Senator Barbara Boxer has called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate a mysterious illness that causes polio-like paralysis in young children. The condition has affected 20 children in California ...”
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An End to Polio in India? - New York Times (blog)

An End to Polio in India? - New York Times (blog) | Global Health | Scoop.it
“New York Times (blog) An End to Polio in India? New York Times (blog) ALIGARH, INDIA — On Jan. 13, 2011, a case of polio was discovered in the Indian state of West Bengal.”
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Clerics recruited into Pakistan's polio vaccination effort - The National

Clerics recruited into Pakistan's polio vaccination effort - The National | Global Health | Scoop.it
“ The News on Sunday Clerics recruited into Pakistan's polio vaccination effort The National The strategy is part of renewed efforts to push back against anti-vaccination propaganda and Taliban violence targeting polio workers in the predominantly...”
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'Polio-like' mystery illness paralyzes children - YouTube

'Polio-like' mystery illness paralyzes children - YouTube | Global Health | Scoop.it
Doctors in California are searching for help to figure out why a mystery illness is sending children to the hospital.As many as 25 children have shown "polio...
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Paralysis in children linked to polio-like virus, but it's rare - Boston Globe

Paralysis in children linked to polio-like virus, but it's rare - Boston Globe | Global Health | Scoop.it
“Boston Globe Paralysis in children linked to polio-like virus, but it's rare Boston Globe California health officials last week announced that they had documented 20 to 25 recent cases of sudden paralysis in children that they believe are linked to...”
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