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Pakistani Polio Team Found Murdered

The team had gone missing earlier in the week. “Local militants had abducted the vaccination worker, two local tribal policemen and a driver in the Zhob district of Baluchistan province on Saturday. Pakistan is one of only three countries where polio remains e...
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The Needle and the Damage Done

The Obama administration says it is finally --  mercifully -- no longer permitting its intelligence agencies from using vaccine campaigns as a ruse to collect intelligence. The decision was made after public outcry from health institutions who say that the fak...
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WHO Declares Polio Emergency

Not long ago polio was on the retreat. India, which historically accounted for most polio infections worldwide was certified polio free. Rates of transmissions and infections were at an all time low around the world. Only three countries remained endemic: Nige...