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Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020

Polio vaccine

Jan 20, 2020 09:18
On the first day, approximately 22 lakh children of less than five years of age have been administered polio drops. read more
Jun 06, 2019 20:20
Data indicates that it is headed in the right direction, but the last mile is the hardest read more
Jan 13, 2019 12:16
Christopher Elias, president of the Global Development Division, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, says that India is headed in the right direction to achieve universal health coverage. read more
Oct 05, 2018 14:10
It is estimated the polio vaccine supplied was enough to cater to about 10 crore children in 10 states and had even reached health centres where facility for delivery is available. The matter came to light in Uttar Pradesh only. read more
Oct 04, 2018 10:18
The health ministry on Wednesday said surveillance has been enhanced in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Telangana after traces of Polio Virus Type 2 were found in some batches of oral polio vaccine, and asserted the country remains polio-free. read more
Oct 02, 2018 06:44
The health ministry, under its national immunisation programme, will also ensure that inactivated polio virus (IPV) injections are administered to all children in the places concerned of the three states so that no child is missed, an official said.... read more
May 22, 2018 18:33
MIT scientists have developed a new nanoparticle vaccine that could assist efforts to eradicate polio worldwide. The vaccine, which delivers multiple doses in just one injection, could make it easier to immunise children in countries where the disease... read more