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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...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
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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 More...