Tag archive for ‘Pakistan Polio’
By pak_adnews On Monday, March 21st, 2016
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Good neighbours ease fears in Pakistan polio fight

In a rundown district of Karachi, Rabia balks at a neighbour’s proposal to vaccinate her children, demonstrating one of the biggest hurdles to eradicating polio in Pakistan by the end of the year: confused More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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Pakistan success stories increase hopes of global polio eradication

By Lisa O’Carroll The raid that killed Osama bin Laden in May 2011 was blamed for a spike in polio in Pakistan because some used the CIA’s involvement in the mission – it set up a fake immunisation campaign More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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By tracing cellphones, Pakistan makes inroads in war against polio

By Tim Craig In a surprising turnaround, Pakistan appears to be finally getting a handle on its polio epidemic, thanks to unorthodox tactics such as tracking residents’ cellphones. The 85 percent decline in new More...