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Not immunised ever, migrant child in Solan latest polio case  -  22 Nov 2009
Indian ExpressPolio Surveillance Project in Himachal. The affected child was never administered polio vaccine and was now detected with P3 type polio virus, he added.

Questions at vaccination clinics  -  22 Nov 2009
San Diego Union TribuneBack in the 1960s, she stood in one at her Arizona elementary school when doses of polio vaccine were being given out on sugar cubes. ...

Fearing a Flu Vaccine, and Wanting More of It  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
New York TimesThen there were the polio vaccine trials of 1954, in which parents volunteered more than a million children to receive either an experimental vaccine or a ...

Bivalent vaccine more effective against polio viruses  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Times of IndiaPUNE: When India will replace its monovalent oral polio vaccine with the world's first bivalent vaccine in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in January, ...

19732 children receive Vitamin "A" and polio vaccine in Ejura  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Ghana News AgencyMr Jacob Amoah, the District Director of the Ghana Health Service told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that that was a big success and attributed it to the ...

City study on oral polio vaccine brings change in national policy  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Indian ExpressA study conducted in the city, involving 300 mothers and their babies, to assess the effects of bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV) has helped in changing ...

New oral vaccine to be introduced to check spread of polio in India  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Monsters and Critics.comNew Delhi - The Indian government will soon introduce a bivalent oral polio vaccine to check the persistent spread of the disease, federal Health Minister ...

OP ED: Vaccine: simple, effective, safe  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
South County IndependentMy mom made sure I got the polio vaccine right away, even though it was still relatively new. To be clear: Those under age 24, pregnant women and those with ...

'Wooden' lung ingenious contraption for Polio  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Bloomington PantagraphJonas Salk was the first to cross the finish line of the “Great Race,? developing a polio vaccine in 1952, though its announcement wasn't made until 1955. ...

New polio vaccine to be introduced in UP & Bihar  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Press Trust of IndiaBangalore, Nov 9 (PTI) A new bivalent Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) would be introduced in the core endemic areas of Western Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, ...

Colorado man eager to see the end of polio  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
9NEWS.comDr. Jonas Salk developed the polio vaccine shortly thereafter and it was distributed widely throughout America in the mid-1950s. ...

Had enough of the blame game  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Central Plains Herald LeaderOne health-care official has said, "If we reacted the same way to the polio vaccine as we are to the H1N1 vaccine, polio would still be killing people ...

New Rule: Bill Maher Questions Vaccinations  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Age of Autism (blog)Does the polio vaccine have the power to prevent children from getting polio, and did it indeed do just that in the 1950s? I believe it does, and it did. ...

Centre to introduce bivalent oral polio vaccine  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
TheMedGuru..."The government will very soon introduce bivalent oral polio vaccine (BoPV) to attack the type 1 and type 3 viruses. It will help us to deal with the fresh ...

Quitters get a shot in the arm with smoking vaccine  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
USA Today..."Most people who read about it think it's like a polio vaccine. They think it's a one-shot deal and you're covered for life." The cocaine vaccine study also ...

Rotary Club gets update on worldwide eradication of polio  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Jacksonville Daily RecordIn addition to visiting homes and slums, teams were also set up in streets to administer the oral polio vaccine to children who passed by in automobiles and ...

New strategy to eradicate polio scourge  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Deccan HeraldWith polio eradication nowhere in the sight, the Centre has once again modified its strategy to introduce a bivalent polio vaccine that is expected to ...

Vaccination: A Conversation Worth Having  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Common Dreams (press release)Does the polio vaccine have the power to prevent children from getting polio, and did it indeed do just that in the 1950s? I believe it does, and it did. ...

The line starts here  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Waukegan News Sun..."This reminds me of the '50s, waiting in line for polio vaccine," said County Board Chairwoman Suzi Schmidt, who spoke at a news conference at the Round ...

Side effects not always due to swine flu shot  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
The Associated PressIn Nigeria, fears that the oral polio vaccine causes HIV were unfounded but concern about the vaccine was not entirely unwarranted: it does cause polio in ...

Five decades after polio vaccine: Four nations still feel scourge  -  ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
Midland Daily NewsMore than five decades after it was reported Jonas Salk's polio vaccine had worked to immunize those who received it, four countries still ...

With success, All Children's challenge grows  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Tampabay.comAfter the polio vaccine all but erased that scourge, community leaders wanted to expand care for children. All Children's opened in 1967, mostly serving ...

Many years later, a scourge returns  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
San Diego Union TribuneThe polio vaccine, developed by Jonas Salk and introduced in 1955, profoundly changed the equation. The Salk vaccine, which used a killed virus to generate ...

Dr. Paul Offit delivers speech with arguments against exemptions from ...  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Examiner.comThe Christian Scientists in New York wanted to be exempt of the polio vaccine, and they got their wish. A few years later, in 1972, the Daycroft School in ...

Editorial: Sugar cartel  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Daily TimesIt is heartening to note that the polio vaccine refusal ratio in the province has dropped to 0.6 percent this year as against 2006 when 70 percent of the ...

NIH declares H1N1 vaccine safe: Now the ROTS( Rest Of The Story)  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Examiner.comIn Nigeria, fears that the oral polio vaccine causes HIV were unfounded but concern about the vaccine was not entirely unwarranted: it does cause polio in ...

PIL brings to fore poor health indicators in Gujarat  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Daily News & AnalysisIn spite of the Pulse Polio Campaign, one third of the country's children still haven't received the recommended three doses of polio vaccine.

Three-day polio eradication drive starts  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
The News InternationalHe said polio vaccine being used in the country is safe and effective and is produced internationally while WHO has approved its quality. ...

Haj: Health requirements  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Arab NewsThey will be given another dose of oral polio vaccine upon arrival in the Kingdom. • Pilgrims of all ages arriving from Poliomyelitis-endemic countries ...

Gulu in polio immunisation drive  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
New VisionOdongo allayed fears that the polio vaccine contains anti-bodies that would make the children impotent and weak. “The Government cannot harm its own people. ...

Dr. Ron Paul calls Obama's H1N1 swine flu program a 'total failure'  -  ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
Los Angeles TimesHe does admit, however, that the polio vaccine wiped out that dreaded disease during his lifetime. Unlike most presidential candidates, Paul's 2008 campaign ...

District governor elect speaks to Rotary Club  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Mount Airy NewsThese funds were able to purchase 278000 doses of the polio vaccine. “How many lives has Rotary saved?? Patterson asked the crowd. ...

1950s Science Fiction Loved Neanderthals, Feared Polio  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
io9While the polio vaccine didn't usher in the golden age of biochemistry, in which our focus has literally turned from our stars to ourselves, ...

New Immunisation Schedule And New Vaccine Use Expanded  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
BernamaDr Ismail explained that the IPV was used to replace the oral polio vaccine (OPV) since February 2008 after the World Health Organisation (WHO) called for ...

First seven inducted into 'Local Legends' Walk of Fame  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Terre Haute Tribune StarIn the field of science, Herald Cox was one of America's top bacteriologists whose work helped lead to the polio vaccine as well as a vaccine for Rocky ...

Anti-polio campaign in Quetta from November 16  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
The News InternationalAccording to a statement issued here on Sunday, he said that anti-polio vaccine would be administered to children at hospitals and health centres while ...

Ron Gettelfinger Labor Voices: Private effort invests in healthy babies  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
The Detroit NewsChildren and families across the nation began collecting dimes to fund research for a polio vaccine, and the organization soon became known as the March of ...

There will never be enough money to clean inside the bus on a daily basis.  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Seattle Post IntelligencerIncidentally, Dr. Jonas Salk gave away his rights to his Polio vaccine so nobody would remain un-vaccinated because they couldn't afford it. ...

Vets: Hammond made typing pay off  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
San Marcos Daily RecordFrom 1960 to 1963, he worked with other teachers on the National Oral Polio Vaccine Program. From his work with Eli Lily and Pfizer, he knows the H1N1 ...

Olmsted on Autism: Michael Specter Plagiarizes Paul Offit, Massacres Facts in ...  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Age of Autism (blog)...after receipt of measles-containing vaccine or paralysis after receipt of oral polio vaccine — children and their families were compensated quickly, ...

Rotarians compelled to make the Polio Plus journey  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Centre Daily TimesJerry Friedman administers the polio vaccine in 1999 in Madagascar. “From the very beginning, I wanted to be a part of the Polio Plus program,? she said. ...

Kids visiting PIMS to be given anti-polio drops  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
The News InternationalA few drops of oral polio vaccine can prevent polio. A minimum of four doses are needed; extra doses are necessary in tropical, developing countries like ...

Seen anything like this flu, or the coverage thereof?  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Chicago Daily HeraldBut I'm old enough to remember when the Sabin oral polio vaccine came out in the early '60s. Back then the original Salk vaccination was a dramatic success, ...

Trust professionals and get the shot  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
YorkRegion.com...then living in the New York metropolitan area, I was in a test group of elementary school students on whom the early Salk polio vaccine was tested. ...

Bristol Event Aims To Raise Money For HIV Drug Trials  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Original Bristol 106.5FMThe treatment for HIV was pioneered by Jonas Salk who invented the Polio vaccine, and funding is now being raised by the charity for stage 2 trials. ...

Ghana scores high marks on Polio  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Joy OnlineHe said close to five million children would be reached with packaged interventions like polio vaccine, Vitamin A and de-worming treatment while another 150 ...

Nigeria: First Lady Charges Journalists On Balanced Reporting  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
AllAfrica.comShe went down memory lane by recounting how polio vaccine was rejected by some people, saying if caution is not exercised the cancer vaccine will suffer the ...

'Poor law and order caused increase in polio cases in NWFP, FATA'  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Daily TimesHe said polio vaccine refusal ratio had dropped up to 0.6 percent as the department overcame this hurdle in Swat, Bajaur and Mohmand. ...

Hundreds line up for first H1N1 vaccine clinic  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Addison County IndependentShe said the clinic lines were a bit of déjà vu, and called to mind the polio vaccine clinics she'd attended as a child. Those in line didn't have any ...

Also in Global Health News: Childhood vaccines; USAID administrator; Pakistan ...  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
News-Medical.net..."But while the Taliban may no longer be a threat to the administration of polio vaccine, hard-line clerics are still vigorously campaigning in restive ...



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