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  • Four health workers slain in attack on Pakistan vaccination team

    Gunmen shot and killed four health workers carrying out a polio vaccination drive Wednesday in the capital of Pakistan’s restive Baluchistan province, police officials said.
  • Gunmen kill four polio vaccination workers in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD At least four polio vaccinators were killed Wednesday in an attack in Pakistan's south-western province of Balochistan, police said. Unknown attackers targeted their vehicle near the provincial capital Quetta, senior police official Aitzaz...

    Militants kill four polio workers in Pakistan

    Gunmen killed three Pakistani women polio workers and their driver on Wednesday, police said, in the most deadly attack on the health workers in two years. Teams in Pakistan working to immunize children against polio are often targeted by Taliban...

    Inject some sanity into Ebola reaction

    Inject some sanity into Ebola reaction
    Nurse Kaci Hickox is still at large, despite efforts by two governors to put her back in captivity. As such, she has become a threat to public health or a hero to the cause of freedom, science and good sense, depending on your point of view. Good,...

    Vaccine ignorance is deadly and contagious

    Vaccine ignorance is deadly and contagious
    In the absence of credible, strong political leadership, paranoia about disease can go viral. We've seen this happen around the world with a wide range of illnesses, from swine flu to severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, to Ebola. And even...