Updated : 4 weeks, 1 day ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 22 (ANI): An estimated 260 lakh babies are born every year in India of which 31.2 lakhs children are unable to complete full round of vaccination, according to the latest figures by Health Management Information System which compiles report card prepared by every sta
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct 6 (ANI): The number of polio cases in Pakistan climbed to 72 this year with three new cases registered in Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, authorities said on Saturday.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 28 (ANI): Facebook has blocked at least 31 accounts which were reportedly involved in spreading "propaganda" against polio vaccination in Pakistan.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 26 (ANI): At least five more children were tested positive for poliovirus in Pakistan on Sunday.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 7 (ANI): Pakistan has seen a drastic surge in polio cases this year, with five more children being affected with the virus in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Balochistan [Pakistan], Aug 3 (ANI): Another polio case has surfaced in Balochistan, with a five-month-old baby from Killa Abdullah falling prey to the virus this time.
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
Banda (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 14 (ANI): A nine-month-old infant in Uttar Pradesh's Banda city died after allegedly consuming polio drops.
Updated : 9 months ago IST
Lahore [Pakistan], Feb 20 (ANI): Pakistani actor Fawad Khan was booked after his family refused polio vaccination for his daughter on Wednesday.
Updated : 10 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 25: The Ministry of Health has released a statement saying that the National Immunisation Day (NID) which was scheduled for February 3 has been postponed. The rescheduled date of NID will be convened soon.
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 5 (ANI): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday refuted rumors being spread about virus being found in polio drops meant to be given to children up to five years and reassured that polio vaccines being used in India are safe and effective.
Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
Quetta (Balochistan) [Pakistan], Jan. 23 (ANI): Once again polio vaccination team has been targeted in Quetta city of Pakistan.
Updated : 2 years ago IST
Rome [Italy], Nov.14 (ANI): Italy has granted 4.3 million Euros to Afghanistan to eradicate polio and improve the nutritional status of children under the age of five.