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Gunmen Kidnap Six-Strong Polio Team in K-P
World  (tags: Pakistan, kidnapping med team, polio, Jew-hatred-based )

Beth
- 150 days ago - tribune.com.pk
PESHAWAR: Masked gunmen kidnapped a six-member polio vaccination team -- a doctor, two local employees of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and three guards -- in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) on Monday, an official said.
Polio Vaccinators Face Deadly Risks In Pakistan
World  (tags: Pakistan, polio, health care, healthcare workers, violence, politics, death, children )

Carrie
- 367 days ago - popsci.com
Here's another twist on "vaccine safety." Over the past year, Pakistani villagers have been shooting healthcare workers that came to give them the polio vaccine. In regions where polio is endemic, anti-vaccination views are tied to politics.
One Day of Peace....September 21st   video
World  (tags: One Day of Peace, Peace One Day, September 21, Jeremy Gilley, Afghanistan, Taliban, United Nations, polio, peace, world )

Dandelion
- 671 days ago - youtube.com
Here's a crazy idea: Persuade the world to try living in peace for just one day, every September 21. In this energetic, honest talk, Jeremy Gilley tells the story of how this crazy idea became real enough to help millions of kids in war-torn regions.
INDIA: Number of Polio Cases More Than Double
World  (tags: India, polio, health, vaccinations, monsoon rains, flooding, polio cases, Patna, New Delhi )

K. A.
- 2390 days ago - cybernetnews.com
In an impoverished eastern Indian state last year, a rise that could be due to severe monsoon season flooding in the region.."Population density, poor living conditions and infections due to flood could be possible reasons for viral contraction."
   

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