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January, 2019

  • 21 January

    Did Vaccines Eradicate Polio?

    did vaccines eradicate polio?

    One topic which is always sure to get heated on both sides is, of course, Vaccines. There is a huge amount of disinformation on either side of the argument, not least on the topic of the Polio Vaccine. The official narrative goes something like this: 1954, the Salk polio vaccine field trials, involving 1.8 million children, begin at the Franklin Sherman …

December, 2015

  • 28 December

    As India is proclaimed ‘polio-free’ cases of non-polio paralysis have increased dramatically

    The following report is from ‘The Times Of India’: MUMBAI: The Indian Institute of Health Management and Research, University, Jaipur, said that despite India being polio-free, the growing cases of non-polio acute flaccid paralysis is a huge cause of concern. India was declared free of the wild polio virus in January 2011 however cases of flaccid paralysis continue to be …

  • 5 December

    Two babies die after Polio vaccination at BBMP-run health centre

    Four-month-old twins died on Friday after they were administered vaccine at the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike health centre in Bapujinagar, in Byatarayanapura police limits on Thursday. Lunesh and Hemalata, a couple from Bapujinagar area took their twins to the hospital on Thursday. Both of them died at 11.30 am on Friday according to officials with the BBMP. Lunesh claimed that …