WHO: Pakistan, Afghanistan Must Step Up Fight Against Polio

Pakistan and Afghanistan must intensify efforts to halt spread of the crippling poliovirus, including better screening of travelers heading abroad, the World Health Organization said on Monday. The WHO emergency committee of experts warned in a statement that vaccinations of international air travelers in Afghanistan are not being tracked “and More...

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Pakistan’s Polio Tipping Point

By Mark Leon Goldberg Early this month, tragedy struck Pakistan’s polio eradication campaign once again with the killing of two more polio workers and a policeman on patrol with the vaccination teams. The latest More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, January 21st, 2013
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Five Myths about This Year’s Flu

by Tevi Troy The rapid onset of the flu season this year has led to illness, absenteeism, hospitalizations and, tragically, death. It has also led to speculation, misinformation and just plain falsehoods about the More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, January 14th, 2013
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Flu Myths vs. Flu Facts

The flu vaccination is the best way to protect yourself and your family. However, misconceptions about vaccination persist. Here are 7 common myths about vaccination. Flu Myth #1 A Flu Shot Causes the Flu No, a More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, January 14th, 2013
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Measles claims more lives in Sindh

Claims of federal and provincial governments and steps taken by health authorities failed to overcome the deadly epidemic, measles as nine more children died of the disease in interior Sindh, raising the death toll More...