Gulf Times - Polio-vaccine
Pakistan policeman killed as blast hits polio vaccine team

Pakistan policeman killed as blast hits polio vaccine team

A policeman was killed and two others wounded Tuesday by a roadside bomb aimed at polio vaccination workers in Pakistan's restive northwest, officials said.

Expert urges reallocation of global aid for health

Expert urges reallocation of global aid for health

A major reallocation of global aid for health is necessary, an international economic expert told the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) on Wednesday.

India to vaccinate 300,000 children after polio strain found in sewage

India to vaccinate 300,000 children after polio strain found in sewage

India plans to urgently immunise around 300,000 children against the crippling polio virus after a strain of the highly contagious disease was detected in sewage in the southern city of Hyderabad, the ministry of health said on Wednesday.