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Malawi declares polio outbreak

The Global Polio Laboratory Network (GPLN) has confirmed the presence of a type 1 wild poliovirus (WPV1) in a child suffering from paralysis in Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi. Analysis shows that the virus is...

Finding a safer way to make the Polio vaccine

Researchers at the University of Leeds are developing a cheaper and safer way of making the polio vaccine. The pioneering work is featured in the latest MadeAtUni campaign, a celebration of the pioneering research...

China approves new polio vaccine

China approves new polio vaccine

China has approved a new polio vaccine, the first of its kind to be produced in the country, a month after local authorities gave the green light for a home-grown Ebola vaccine amid Beijing’s push to become a...