A public health effort to eliminate all cases of poliomyelitis (polio) infection
around the world, .... Two additional challenges are found in unobserved polio
transmission and in vaccine-derived po...
Polio remains endemic in two countries – Afghanistan and Pakistan. Until
poliovirus transmission is interrupted in these countries, all countries remain at
risk of ...
Today, only 2 countries (Afghanistan and Pakistan) remain polio-endemic, down
... Economic modelling has found that the eradication of polio would save at ...
Globally, there were 223 cases of polio infection reported to the World Health ...
to be wise about vaccine-preventable diseases, even those not typically found in
Aug 14, 2013 ... Great strides have been made in wiping out polio. Yet the stubborn and highly
contagious disease is still on the loose.
Today, polio can be found only in Pakistan and Afghanistan. ... The Bill & Melinda
Gates Foundation is committed to eradicating polio worldwide, and that's why ...
Polio (also called poliomyelitis) is a contagious, historically devastating disease
that was virtually eliminated from the Western hemisphere in the second half of ...
Polio is a viral disease which may affect the spinal cord causing muscle
weakness and paralysis. The polio virus enters the body through the mouth,
usually from ...
Aug 27, 2004 ... Today, only six countries in the world remain polio-endemic (Nigeria, .... Viruses
found in these countries, which had not reported indigenous ...
Sep 7, 2015 ... Read about polio, including what the symptoms are, how it's spread, where it's
found and the polio vaccination.