Pakistan
Typhoid Outbreak in Pakistan Linked to Extensively Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Typhoid Outbreak in Pakistan Linked to Extensively Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Jim Daley | Feb 21, 2018
In January, health officials began an aggressive vaccination campaign to counter the spreading disease.
Polio Spreads in Pakistan
Polio Spreads in Pakistan
Kerry Grens | Oct 8, 2014
So far this year, 200 Pakistanis have been diagnosed with polio, the most in more than a decade.
More Polio Vaccine Violence
More Polio Vaccine Violence
Jef Akst | Dec 20, 2012
Just three days after five people involved in the polio vaccine effort in Pakistan were shot by unidentified assailants, three more are killed.
Vaccines Workers Killed in Pakistan
Vaccines Workers Killed in Pakistan
Edyta Zielinska | Dec 19, 2012
Five workers at anti-polio campaigns were shot at close range this week, creating a major setback for efforts to prevent the crippling disease.
WHO Polio Workers Under Fire
Bob Grant | Jul 25, 2012
Two employees of the World Health Organization were shot last week while working on a vaccination campaign in Pakistan.
Pakistan Heart Drug Scare
Bob Grant | Jan 25, 2012
Officials in Punjab province have arrested the owners of pharmaceutical companies making cardiac drugs suspected to contain heavy-metal contaminants.