Aggressive Polio Outbreak Alarms World Health Organization

Polio Comeback Needs Eradication

Aggressive Polio Outbreak Alarms World Health Organization

Aggressive Polio outbreak alarms World Health Organization (WHO), as  this viral disease has been radically spreading throughout thee different countries. Although once considered eradicated throughout the world, it now poses a global threat. If left unchecked, crippling effects will be seen throughout the world after nearly a three-decade successful containment. Pakistan is the key country […]

WHO Urges Travelers to Get Polio Vaccine, Declares Public Health Emergency

WHO Urges Travelers to Get Polio Vaccine, Declares Public Health Emergency

Polio is making an alarming comeback and officials are concerned. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a public health emergency and is urging travelers to get the polio vaccine to protect themselves when going abroad. Thanks to an ongoing effort for over a quarter of a century, polio had been virtually eradicated. Now the potential […]

India Declared Polio Free but Pakistan is Still Plagued by Disease

India Declared Polio Free but Pakistan is Still Plagued by Disease

Polio-free India was declared disease free by the news media again today, following a United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) announcement declaring India and the 11 countries of Southeast Asia free of the once pernicious disease. (India was originally declared disease-free on January 13, 2011, three years after the last known case was found there.) […]