Bill Gates acknowledges Pakistan’s efforts to contain pandemic during phone conversation with prime minister
Advisory warns cattle markets are at high risk of spread of both coronavirus and the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
In phone call with Army chief, philanthropist Bill Gates praises military’s role in enabling anti-polio drive
Senior official claims government is taking measures to overcome anti-vaccine propaganda
Officials react to allegations by British newspaper that negligence resulted in spread of poliovirus through vaccines
U.N. warns against ‘stagnation’ in fight to shield children from preventable illnesses
Fears of vaccines prompt some parents to force their children to vomit after they receive compulsory polio drops
At least three people killed in multiple attacks on vaccination teams following false rumors about tainted vaccines
Authorities dismiss concerns as unfounded, say campaign will continue
The pair was on the fourth day of a five-day immunization campaign when unknown assailants targeted them
Spokeswoman says new cases mutated from strains in oral polio vaccine
Conventional Wisdom and quotable quotes of the week.
Treatable diseases such as dengue fever, sleeping sickness are finally being targeted for eradications, says global health body
Pakistan Taliban faction claims responsibility for assassinating senior doctor involved in polio eradication campaign.
Five-day drive hopes to reach around 9.5 million children nationwide.
Strain found in Telangana state had not been seen in India for 17 years.
National coordinator of Emergency Operation Center says 11 new polio cases have been recorded thus far this year, compared to 25 in 2015.
Lady health workers in Pakistan continue to be targeted for simply doing their jobs.
Seven policemen killed while guarding polio vaccinators.
Vaccinators are recruiting local representatives to reassure parents unsure of benefits of vaccination.