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World Health Organization Director, Dr. Margaret Chan, upon the advice from an Emergency Committee of independent experts, declared recent international spread of wild poliovirus a “public health emergency...

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Oct. 19, 2013 show–Polio and Dengue fever in Houston study LISTEN to the podcasts HERE and HERE With guests: Dr. Carol Pandak, Director, PolioPlus with Rotary International Dr. Kristy Murray, Associate...

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January 13, 2011. That is the date one year ago today, when a 2-year-old girl in the West Bengal state fell ill of the crippling disease polio. That was the last case of polio in India. Moreover, calling...

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According to a March 4th Senegalese Ministry of Health announcement, there are two confirmed of polio in the country. These are the first polio cases reported in the country since 1998. This is the most...

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With the recent discovery that King Tut was afflicted with the parasitic disease malaria, I wanted to briefly explore infectious diseases that affected or killed famous people throughout history, ancient...