Polio

Unintended Consequences

The CIA's Fake Vaccine Drive to Find Osama Bin Laden Lowered Vaccination Rates in Pakistan

News of the ploy made the Taliban even more anti-vax than it already was.
Jesse Hicks
9.15.17
Trading Places

What Happens When a Kid Becomes a Caregiver

"It didn't occur to me that I was taking on these roles. I just did them because I loved her."
Erene Stergiopoulos
6.26.17
the height of hypocrisy

Mitch McConnell Refused to Meet With Group That Funded His Polio Recovery

Without the March of Dimes, he might have been among the people with disabilities arrested for protesting the Senate health bill.
Jesse Hicks
6.23.17
dispatches

Conspiracy Theories Are the Reason We Still Have Polio

The Taliban, Boko Haram and antivaxxers have this one thing in common.
Ankita Rao
3.17.17
NIGERIA

Boko Haram Has Prevented Nigeria From Eliminating Polio

Terrorism and war can ruin our chances at eradicating disease.
Ankita Rao
8.12.16
Stuff

This Team of Brave Female Volunteers Is Fighting Polio in Pakistan

Check out the trailer for our upcoming episode of 'VICE' on HBO, airing May 6 at 11 PM.
VICE Staff
5.2.16
Health

Polio Could Be Eradicated Within One Year

The infectious disease famous for causing paralysis in the legs is on its way out, according to the WHO.
Louise Matsakis
4.11.16
Health

Happy Birthday to the ‘Greatest Public Health Experiment in History’

The Salk polio vaccine goes to trial in a Pittsburg elementary school.
Michael Byrne
2.23.15
Here Be Dragons

Ebola Isn't a Medical Problem, It's a People Problem

You can create the most sophisticated medicines and vaccines in the universe, but none of that matters if most countries can't afford them-or even afford to train doctors in the first place.
Martin Robbins
10.14.14
VICE News

TEPCO Shareholders Fail to Shutdown Japan's Largest Nuclear Power Plant

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, TEPCO shareholders fail to shutdown Japan's largest nuclear power plant, and five armed men kill a prominent human rights activist in Libya.
VICE Staff
6.28.14
VICE News

Pakistani Families Resort to Risky Measures to Vaccinate Their Children Against Polio

And other stories from across the globe.
VICE Staff
5.10.14
All Bad News Considered

A Polio-Like Illness Has Affected Children in California

Children in California exhibited polio-like symptoms, Australia banned a forgotten art film, the British government used webcams to spy on millions of people, and the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments issued a <>fatwa</i> against...
Rick Paulas
3.3.14
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