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Can Pakistan be polio-free?

A Pakistani health worker administers polio vaccine drops to school children. PHOTO: GETTY. People who know me well know that I often compulsively compare and contrast India and Pakistan by virtue of not just their close proximity, but because I consider …Read more


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Can Pakistan be polio-free

People who know me well know that I often compulsively compare and contrast India and Pakistan by virtue of not just their close proximity but because I consider both countries as my home
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Africa on track to be declared polio free but cases rise in Pakistan

Africa is on track to be declared polio-free within the next couple of months Experts say that a country has to be free of the disease for three years before it can be officially declared to have wiped outthe disease We have succeeded probably
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WHO underestimated spread of polio virus unlikely world can be polio-free before 2021 Thomas Abraham Interview

It is now unlikely that the world can be declared polio-free before 2021 at the earliest Bengaluru in 1988 spread over 125 countries to around 100 last year mainly in Pakistan and Afghanistan In places like the Democratic Republic of Congo and
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Why isnt Pakistan polio-free

Bangladesh is now concentrating on quality surveillance and case detection acute flaccid paralysis to maintain its polio-free status If India and Bangladesh can eradicate polio why cant Pakistan Pakistans prime minister in his address on July 12
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India to be declared polio-free 3 years after last case

Three years without any new cases means India can be declared polio-free Afghanistan Pakistan and Nigeria are the only countries in the world where the disease remains endemic We give huge credit to the government It makes us extremely proud
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Imran Khan on a mission to make Pakistan polio-free

PakFightsPolio abuliadr tweeted We can not eradicate polio from Pakistan unless Tweep JhonHoffman added Insha Allah if God willing Pakistan will be polio-free According to the World Health Organisation WHO poliomyelitis
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