• NewsYahoo News UK

    Polio vaccine: When will children be offered the jab?

    Children aged one to 11 will receive jabs after traces of the virus were found in London.

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  • HealthAssociated Press

    More polio cases now caused by vaccine than by wild virus

    Four African countries have reported new cases of polio linked to the oral vaccine, as global health numbers show there are now more children being paralyzed by viruses originating in vaccines than in the wild. In a report late last week, the World Health Organization and partners noted nine new polio cases caused by the vaccine in Nigeria, Congo, Central African Republic and Angola. Seven countries elsewhere in Africa have similar outbreaks and cases have been reported in Asia, including the tw

  • HealthReuters

    Donors pledge $2.6 billion for "last mile" of polio eradication

    Donor governments and philanthropists pledged $2.6 billion on Tuesday to help fund a worldwide polio eradication plan that has taken decades to reach what global health specialists say is now the "last mile".