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Medicine is an imperfect science – but you can still trust...

Venktesh Ramnath, University of California San Diego The Conversation is running a series of dispatches from clinicians and researchers...

Shutting down school vaccine clinics doesn’t protect minors – it hurts...

Katherine A. Foss, Middle Tennessee State University A 1918 newspaper article captures public attitudes toward a typhoid vaccine clinic...

A newly designed vaccine may help stamp out remaining polio cases...

Patricia L. Foster, Indiana University Public health organizations around the world have been fighting for global eradication of polio since 1988. Through massive vaccination efforts,...

Acute flaccid myelitis: What is the polio-like illness paralyzing US children?

Jay Desai, University of Southern California I experienced déjà vu when I took care of a child with acute flaccid myelitis in 2014, one of...

Sewage surveillance is the next frontier in the fight against polio

Marisa Eisenberg, University of Michigan; Andrew Brouwer, University of Michigan, and Joseph Eisenberg, University of Michigan The world is at the brink of eradicating polio....

Africa is within reach of being declared a polio free region

Charles Wiysonge , Stellenbosch University More than 20 years after North and South America eliminated the threat of polio, sub-Saharan Africa is finally on the brink...

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