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The parents refusing to vaccinate their children against polio

Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Karachi: Third day of polio vaccination in 11 high risk UCs

Karachi: Third day of polio vaccination in 11 high risk UCs KARACHI: Polio immunization campaign has been underway in 11 high risk union councils of Karachi to inoculate 2,43,307 children, ARY News reported on Monday. During the anti-polio campaign hundreds of parents refused polio vaccination of their … Full News here – Read more on ARY […]

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14-month-old girl diagnosed with polio

Karachi A 14-month-old girl living in Qasba Colony, SITE Town, was diagnosed with polio on Tuesday pushing the total number of cases reported in t Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Karachi: Polio campaign faces delay on third day

Karachi: Polio campaign faces delay on third day According to details, polio campaign has been started in 11 Union Councils of East and West Karachi including Gujjar Union Council, Manghopir Union Council, Muzaffarabad Union Council, Muslimabad Union Council, Songal Union Council, Chisti Nagar … Full News here – Read more on dunyanews.tv (press release) (blog)

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Japan contributes $5.4mn to bolster polio eradication through 2015

ISLAMABAD: For the eradication of polio in Pakistan, Government of Japan, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) signed agreements Monday to make sure children are vaccinated in Pakistan, one of the last polio virus strongholds in the world. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Polio drive kicked off in high-risk UCs of Karachi

  KARACHI,  Provincial Minister for Health Mehtab Hussain Dahar on Saturday said Sindh Polio Emergency Operational Cell has pointed out eleven Union Councils of Karachi where 23 polio cases have been reported in 2014 so far so, and three-day anti-polio campaign would be carried in these UCs every week. In his statement, Mehtab said polio […]

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CDC Experts Reach 'Major Milestone' in Fight to Wipe Out Polio

US Centers for Disease Control say two of three types of polio appear to have been eradicated globally – but type 1 remains the 'biggest problem' Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Despite assurances, govt fails to provide adequate security for Karachi polio

Despite assurances, govt fails to provide adequate security for Karachi polio … KARACHI: The Sindh government has failed to fulfil its promise of forming a Special Security Force for deployment in high risk areas during an anti-polio campaign in Karachi today (Monday), putting the lives at polio workers at risk, Express News reported. Full News […]

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Eradication of polio from Sindh in two months: Jam Mehtab

  KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Health and Food, Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar, on Thursday said eradication of polio is the priority of Sindh government and claimed that polio virus would be eliminated from Sindh including Karachi within two months. He shared these views during a meeting with Consul General US Karachi Brian Heath at his […]

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Commissioner wants polio police force to be formed immediately

Karachi Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui on Wednesday urged the provincial police chief to ensure that the 700-man special force for po Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Separate police force formed for polio teams

Karachi The chief minister a separate police force formed on Saturday comprising 700 cops and headed by an SPP-rank officer for the security of po Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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NIH rejects Sindhs claim about ineffective polio vaccines

Karachi The National Institute of Health (NIH) Islamabad and federal authorities associated with polio eradication in Pakistan have rejected the Si Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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’Disastrous’ health campaign feeds Pakistan’s polio spike

Government accused of not doing enough to fight crippling disease Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Two brothers crippled by polio in Karachi

Karachi Two more cases of polio were reported in Karachi on Thursday, taking the number of the children crippled by the disease to 21 this year. Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Pakistan Pledges Renewed Focus on Polio as Infections Rise

Pakistan is the only country where poliovirus is still spreading fast. This year, 208 cases of paralysis were recorded, accounting for 85 percent of worldwide victims. The country is coming under extreme pressure to contain its infections and boost vaccinations, or face isolation. The number of children paralyzed by polio in Pakistan this year is […]

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