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Anti-Vaxxers Bring Polio Back to Israel

A four-year-old Israeli child tests positive for polio, first case since 1989.

COVID-19 Pandemic Fueled Resurgence of Polio in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Due to the pandemic, a total of 50 million children did not receive the polio vaccine in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Wild Polio Virus Has Been Eradicated in Africa

Experts announced Tuesday that the disease, which can cause paralysis and death in young children, has been virtually eliminated from the continent

Polio Led to the Invention of the Ventilator

After one hospital struggled to sustain the breathing of hundreds of patients, engineers found a solution that saved lives and sparked an ethical firestorm

Government of Pakistan Launches First Nationwide Program For Vaccinating Against Polio

Polio eradication remains a top priority for WHO and the global polio partnership