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Uttar Pradesh: Polio vaccination team held hostage, beaten up after locals mistook them for NPR data collection team

A polio vaccination team was reportedly kept hostage and beaten up in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, after the locals mistook that the team was collecting data for National Population Register (NPR).

Kerala: Nearly 5 lakh children miss polio vaccination, Muslim-majority Malappuram sees only 54% vaccination

Malappuram, Kerala district with 70% Muslim population, sees the most number of children missing the mass polio vaccination drive.

How UPA’s feeble attempt failed to vaccinate children, while Modi’s Mission Indradhanush vaccinated 3.28 cr

Mission Indradhanush, a health mission launched by the Narendra Modi government, with a target to achieve full immunization coverage by 2020

Fact-check: The Print and The Telegraph spread dangerous lies about Polio vaccine in India

It is indeed worrisome how big media like The Print, which is run by the Editors Guild chief Shekhar Gupta, no less and The Telegraph spread rumours and lies about the Polio vaccine

The Print indulges in scaremongering, spreads fake news about shortage of polio vaccine in the country

The Print published an alarming report saying that India doesn’t have polio vaccine for the next round of immunization, which turned out to be fake

Madrassas in Uttar Pradesh object to vaccination as Whatsapp rumour claims they cause impotency and spread deadly diseases

The Uttar Pradesh health department has now sought help from the clerics to address this issue by asking them to silence these rumours.

UN report says India’s infant mortality rates lowest in five years, four-fold decline in gender gap in girl child survival

UNICEF's India chief says countrywide efforts in healthcare, newborn care and immunisation has been instrumental in bringing down infant death rates in the country.

Shabana Azmi rues derailment of vaccination drives, but couldn’t be honest about who derailed it

He urged Shabana Azmi to call out the Muslim community for the orthodoxy and anti-vaccination propaganda.

Researchers conclude that cows might be the key to fighting HIV, find out how

The research has been published in the prestigious Nature journal

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