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The Last of the Iron Lungs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Iron Lungs, Polio, Poliomyelitis, Post-Polio Health International, Post Polio Syndrome, Jonas Salk, WHO, UNICEF, health, disease, treatment, death )

- 603 days ago -
An extraordinary moving story. Please get vaccinated! In 2013, the Post-Polio Health International (PHI) organizations estimated that there were six to eight iron lung users in the United States.
Petition to the Government of Canada
Health & Wellness  (tags: polio, canada, government of canada, global polio, eradicating polio, disease, government, health, humans )

- 868 days ago -
We, the undersigned, citizens of Canada, call upon the Government of Canada to pledge an additional $150 million towards the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in order for Canada to continue to play a key role in the global effort to eradicate polio
Anti-Vaccine Mothers Under Fire After Measles Outbreak
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, disease, vaccination, measles, polio, risks, prevention, protection, death, illness )

- 1607 days ago -
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. - One is a businesswoman and an MBA graduate. Another is a corporate vice president. The third is a registered nurse. These three mothers âEUR" all of them educated, middle-class professionals -
Palestinians Will Suffer as Hamas Refuses to Buy Polio, Other Vaccines - and UNRWA Doesn't Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, children, death, disease, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, risks, society, Palestine, polio, tetanus, Hamas )

- 1886 days ago -
UNRWA released a statement to several Arabic newspapers warning of a serious health crisis on the horizon in Gaza. There is a severe shortage of vaccines in Gaza, and those for polio, the mumps, rubella, and meningitis have been completely depleted,
A Global Race to Eradicate the Crippling Child Killer That Is Polio
Health & Wellness  (tags: polio, children, paralysis, disease, erradicate, improve quality of live, save lives )

- 3344 days ago -
Polio has virtually disappeared from the West but is entrenched in a handful of countries, namely Afghanistan, India, Nigeria and Pakistan. The disease mostly hits children under five.
Polio Never Dented a Life of Iron Will -Martha Mason Dies After 61 Years in Iron Lung
Health & Wellness  (tags: martha mason, iron lung, polio, polio survivor 61 years, computers, voice activated equipment, education, health, healthcare, illness, society, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 3724 days ago -
Polio paralyzed Martha Mason from the neck down in 1948, and she spent the rest of her days inside an iron lung, an 800-pound airtight tube that breathed for her.First-time visitors to her home in the Cleveland County town of Lattimore were startled when
ON THIS DAY - 1955: Dr Salk Promotes Polio Vaccine in UK
Health & Wellness  (tags: on this day, polio, uk, britain, england, salk, dr salk, vaccine, london )

- 3725 days ago -
Dr Jonas Salk, the world-famous American virologist currently on a trip to the UK, has witnessed a ceremonial polio vaccination in London. Margaret Jenkins, aged 21, of Bromley in Kent became the 500,000th person in London to receive the polio vaccine in
Melbourne Woman Has Spent 60 Years in Iron Lung - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, victoria, melbourne, polio, iron lung, dog, aid dog, angel, woman, friends )

- 3753 days ago -
BEING locked in an iron lung since 1949 has not stopped June Middleton from making friends. They packed Yooralla's Ventilator Accommodation Support Service in Thornbury Sunday to help her mark a remarkable 60 years spent in the machine that enables her to
Nigeria: Fresh Outbreak of Polio Emerges in North - UN Health Agency
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, children, babies, humans, protection, vaccinate, polio )

- 4046 days ago -
An outbreak of polio has hit northern Nigeria and started spreading into neighbouring countries, the United Nations health agency says, warning of a potential international outbreak on the scale of the one that struck 20 countries between 2003 and 2006.
Immunization Programs Under Scrutiny (Part 1)
Health & Wellness  (tags: immunization, vaccine, vaccination, mumps, measles, diptheria, MMS, HPV, flu, polio )

- 4198 days ago -
For many decades, leading scientists and doctors have vehemently promoted the idea that immunization of children is necessary to protect them from contracting such diseases as diphtheria, polio, cholera, typhoid, or malaria. Yet evidence is mounting that
The Film About Vaccines You Simply Must See - Wild Viruses Via Monkey's, AIDS, Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: monkeys, research, vaccines, aids, cancer, MYALGIC ENCEPHALOPATHY, merck, polio, medicine, prevention, risks, science, wild viruses )

- 4205 days ago -
This film is produced and freely distributed by consumer protector and public health expert, Dr. Leonard Horowitz, and features the world's leading vaccine expert, Dr. Maurice Hilleman, explaining why Merck's vaccines have spread AIDS, leukemia, and othe
Officials Say Vaccine Caused Nigeria Polio
Health & Wellness  (tags: vaccine, vaccination, danger, polio, Africa, drugs, pharma, WHO )

- 4301 days ago -
A polio outbreak in Nigeria was caused by the vaccine designed to stop it, international health officials say, leaving at least 69 children paralyzed. The CDC and the World Health Organization announced the cause of the polio outbreak last week, even thou

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