Polio

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In World Immunisation Week, I cannot overstate how vital it is to make that one last push we need to eradicate diseases like polio for good
While everyone else has been looking back at what happened around the world in 2017, I’ve been thinking about the things
Scientists can do some pretty incredible things.
Household plants could hold the answer to eradicating a disease that has been paralysing people worldwide since the 1800
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The hard-won battle to eradicate polio once and for all is within our grasp but we can't relax yet. We must, maintain and accelerate our efforts. So it is heartening to see Commonwealth countries, including the UK, coming together this weekend at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Malta to review the results achieved to date and call for renewed global support.
The shift to injectable polio vaccine will also ensure that there are no cases of vaccine associated paralytic polio. As of now, the risk of vaccine associated paralytic polio is one in 1,50,000 babies.