Around 400 scientists from 80 countries have come together to declare that polio could be wiped off the face of the Earth in five years.
The murder of health workers in Pakistan means the last leg of efforts to eradicate the disease can't be business as usual, says Heidi Larson.
The Pakistani government has devised a new strategy for the campaign against polio by establishing vaccination kiosks at all security checkpoints in tribal and far-off areas.
A new study finds that vaccines are struggling to have an impact in Afghanistan and Pakistan due to the lack of mass immunization campaigns.
India, once recognized as the world’s epicenter of polio, appears to have completed one year without polio since its last case in January 13, 2011.