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.
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."
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.
Conspiracy Theories Are the Reason We Still Have Polio
The Taliban, Boko Haram and antivaxxers have this one thing in common.
Boko Haram Has Prevented Nigeria From Eliminating Polio
Terrorism and war can ruin our chances at eradicating disease.
This Team of Brave Female Volunteers Is Fighting Polio in Pakistan
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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.
Happy Birthday to the ‘Greatest Public Health Experiment in History’
The Salk polio vaccine goes to trial in a Pittsburg elementary school.
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.
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.
Pakistani Families Resort to Risky Measures to Vaccinate Their Children Against Polio
And other stories from across the globe.
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...