Oral polio vaccines safe, says health dept

2 months ago
Panaji: The state family welfare bureau (SFWB) of the directorate of health services on Thursday dismissed rumours that a virus was detected in polio vaccines. Recommended By Colombia. There were reports that bivalent oral polio vaccines (OPV) supplied  ... ...

Afghanistan launches vaccination campaign targeting 9.9 mn children

4 months ago
The Afghan Public Health Ministry launched a fiveday nationwide immunity vaccination campaign on Monday targeting 9.9 million children under the age of five, the Ministry said in a statement. During the campaign, which is supported by the World Health  ... ...

Polio outbreak in Papua New Guinea, emergency declared

6 months ago
Read more about Polio outbreak in Papua New Guinea, emergency declared on Business Standard. An outbreak of polio has been confirmed in Papua New Guinea, 18 years after the country was declared free of the disease.A public health emergency has been declared, media reported. ... ...

First phase of pulse polio drive begins

11 months ago
MLAMKSomashekar inaugurated the first phase of pulse polio drive by administering polio drops to a child at Jayanagar Primary Health Care Centre in the city on Sunday. ... ...

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