To Keep Polio At Bay, Israel Revaccinates A Million Kids

In early August, Israel launched a mass campaign to vaccinate children against polio, including this little girl at a clinic in Rahat.

Enlarge image i In early August, Israel launched a mass campaign to vaccinate children against polio, including this little girl at a clinic in Rahat. David Buimovitch/AFP/Getty Images In early August, Israel launched a mass campaign to vaccinate children against polio, including this little girl at a clinic in Rahat. David Buimovitch/AFP/Getty Images Israel is […]

Bill Gates on His Foundation’s Health and Education Campaigns

Photograph by Mark Peckmezian for Bloomberg BusinessweekGates outside his office at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation You recently tweeted that very rare clip of FDR being pushed in his wheelchair in 1944. Why did you find that to be a powerful image?Polio eradication is this amazing effort. We’re raising the money to get it […]

Pakistan polio campaign suspended after attacks on health workers

Islamabad (CNN) — A campaign to eradicate polio from the northwest tribal region of Pakistan is on hold after fatal attacks on health workers vaccinating children, the Balochistan government said Tuesday. Six polio vaccination workers were killed in attacks in Pakistan since Monday, the World Health Organization and Pakistani police told CNN Tuesday. Another attack […]