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Polio: All you need to know about the viral disease

'Polio Paul' used an iron lung after surviving polio as a child. Children remain at risk in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Despite progress, wild poliovirus persists in Afghanistan and Pakistan while vaccine-derived poliovirus spreads in Africa.(Sarah Poser, Meredith Boyter Newlove/CDC/AP/picture alliance)
Published on Mar 14, 2024 06:37 PM IST
By | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri

Paul Alexander, US author and lawyer who spent life in iron lung, dies at 78

Alexander was forced to live inside the 600-pound metallic structure after being struck by polio at the age of six.

A picture of Paul Alexander shared on the GoFundMe page.
Published on Mar 13, 2024 05:48 PM IST

J&K health worker braves 5 ft snow to administer polio drops. Watch

The video shows the health worker in Jammu and Kashmir trudging through 5 ft snow to administer polio drops to children between the age of 0-5 years.

A health worker with a polio vaccine box walking through deep snow to administer polio drops to children. (X/@airnewsalerts)
Published on Mar 05, 2024 12:09 PM IST

Polio Day on March 3, 2024: 5 benefits of polio vaccine for your kid

Polio Day will be observed across the country with a nationwide Pulse Polio Immunization drive on March 3. Know benefits of polio vaccine for your kid.

Polio Day on March 3, 2024: Polio, short for poliomyelitis, is a highly contagious viral infection that primarily affects the nervous system.
Published on Mar 02, 2024 12:40 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Post-Polio Syndrome: Causes, symptoms and promising treatment options

Here's all you need to know about what is Post-Polio Syndrome, its causes, symptoms and promising treatment options

Post-Polio Syndrome: Causes, symptoms and promising treatment options (Photo by Twitter/NorthS2021)
Published on Dec 15, 2023 06:26 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi
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