The New York Times: Polio Cases Surge in Pakistan and Afghanistan

The global drive to eliminate polio, which has gone on for 31 years and consumed over $16 billion, has been set back again by a surge of new cases in Pakistan and Afghanistan. - AFP
Updated 16 July 2019

The New York Times: Polio Cases Surge in Pakistan and Afghanistan

July 15: The New York Times report by Donald G. McNeil Jr. states that the global drive to eliminate polio, which has gone on for 31 years and consumed over $16 billion, has been set back again by a surge of new cases in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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India and Pakistan Ease Restrictions Despite Rising Coronavirus Infections

Updated 14 May 2020

India and Pakistan Ease Restrictions Despite Rising Coronavirus Infections

May 12: Despite rising numbers of Covid-19 cases, India and Pakistan are loosening their lockdowns, counting on deaths to remain low and their hospitals to be able to cope with the envisaged rise in serious cases, according to public-health specialists.

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