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Two Drops Of Scepticism...Polio Eradication

(Author: Pallava Bagla, Credit: Outlook Magazine)

If only the Indian government had heeded the advice given by seasoned Indian polio researchers, the country’s war against polio could have been won long ago. 654 more words

Research/Policy Updates

Radio Interview in Aotearoa New Zealand

I thought I would share this radio interview I did this morning in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. It is basically similar to the 100′s of conversations I am lucky to have with lots of new people in new places. 110 more words

Opinions / Thoughts / Reflections

What India needs to do to truly keep polio from coming back

Yesterday, India was officially declared polio-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO), along with the rest of WHO’s south-east Asia region. On Jan. 13, India completed three whole years without a fresh case of polio, qualifying it for this certification. 716 more words

Data, data everywhere!

So I must admit I didn’t realise how wonderful this website is at first – Project Tycho – which has released historical infectious disease data from the US into the arms of the general public. 262 more words

Epidemiology