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Synonyms for polio

an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord

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He directed that effective procedure should be adopted to ensure the attendance of LHVs and polio workers and said that their performance should be monitored regularly adding that no negligence or dereliction would be tolerated in this regard and responsible would be taken into task.
The declaration was made amid the World Polio Day live stream occasion in New York City even as Rotary donated an aggregate of US$ 40.
23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of historic success against polio in Nigeria and across the continent of Africa, the global effort to end polio is receiving an additional US$40.
Salman Rafique said that strict monitoring and accountability policy for elimination of polio had been started at every level and directions had been issued to the all officers that micro-planning of polio campaign should be continued carefully, keeping in view all aspects for which social mobilization was essential.
Following briefing on polio and a meeting with Chief Minister, Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah; Chairperson Polio Cell - Primary Healthcare Programme, Provincial Coordinator for Polio, and Secretary Health, Ms Aseefa Bhutto Zardari resolved to raise awareness and reach out across the parties to strengthen advocacy for polio eradication and ask parents to actively participate in the campaign by giving the two drops to every child under the age of 5.
Dr Mana was responding to XPRESS queries on whether adults travelling to polio-endemic or high risk countries need the polio vaccine.
With its use, the incidence of polio dropped 85 to 90 percent.
ere are around 120,000 Polio survivors living in Britain and I am proud to be counted as one of them.
The US is 'polio free', but like the UK, have people who suffer late effects polio and post polio Syndrome (PPS) and now the threat of a Polio-like virus.
The virus is targeting children and of 20 cases reported, all had been vaccinated against polio.
If no case of polio are detected in the country by 13 January, India will be declared polio free by WHO," Union minister for health Ghulam Nabi Azad had informed a group of journalists earlier this week.
BRITISH Polio Month (July-August) is under way and as part of the campaign to raise awareness of Polio and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS), I urge readers to contact The British Polio Fellowship should they find themselves with nowhere to turn and in need of our support.
New Delhi, June 1 ( ANI ): A high-level health delegation from Pakistan met Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and discussed key initiatives that have helped India eradicate polio.
Daugeliu atveji tikroji polio pagrindo laikomoji galia gali buti nustatyta atlikus statinius arba dinaminius bandymus.