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Poliomyelitis in Medical News

Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) enters Guatemala market

... is pleased to announce that Mellow Hope a subsidiary of HTDS was granted import licensing from Guatemala's Ministry of Health to import their Oral poliomyelitis Vaccine (Brand Name: Mevac-OPV). Application has now been made to the Chinese State Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for an export license. ...

Afghanistan Hopes to Eradicate Polio in Two Years

... Afghanistan has set itself a target to eradicate the deadly poliomyelitis virus within two years with the support of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) member states, Afghan Health Minister Muhammed Amin Fatimi ...

Eradicating Polio a Better Option Than Control of the Disease: Study

... in parts of India, Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan). Since 1988, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative has reduced the global incidence of poliomyelitis by 99%, at a cost of more than $4 billion. Kimberly Thompson, Associate Professor of Risk Analysis and Decision Science at HSPH, and Radboud ...

Williams Syndrome, the Brain, and Music

... of human health and the training of future generations of researchers. Jonas Salk, M.D., whose polio vaccine all but eradicated the crippling disease poliomyelitis in 1955, opened the Institute in 1965 with a gift of land from the City of San Diego and the financial support of the March of Dimes.