'This Is A Mystery So Far': Health Officials Say Polio-Like Illness Found Among Kids In 22 StatesU.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern.
Children's Hospital Confirms 3 Cases Of Acute Flaccid Myelitis, A Mysterious Polio-Like Illness, In Pittsburgh
Researchers Find Polio Virus To Be Unexpected Ally In Fight Against Brain CancerAn unexpected ally has been discovered in the fight against brain cancer -- the polio virus, which is usually known for causing paralysis and death.
Polio Returns To Venezuela 30 Years After Last Known Case, Report SaysA deadly and highly infectious disease that was thought to be eradicated has returned to Venezuela.
Children's Hospital Marks 125th Year Of ServiceAs Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC celebrates its 125th anniversary this week, it’s fitting to remember that the idea for a Pittsburgh hospital exclusively for kids came from ... a kid.
Get Marty: VA Apologizes To Disabled Vet For Not Returning His Phone CallsA local Korean War veteran tried for nearly two months to get a phone call from the Veterans Administration and couldn’t. That’s when he knew he had to Get Marty.
57 Years After Salk Vaccine, World Is On Verge Of Eradicating PolioIn Pittsburgh, we take special pride in the fact that the vaccine for polio was developed right here by Dr. Jonas Salk, and first used April 12, 1955.
Pitt Commemorates 57th Anniversary Of Polio VaccineOn April 12, 1955, Dr. Jonas Salk announced that a huge clinical trial had proved successful. He and other researchers at the University of Pittsburgh had developed a vaccine to end infantile paralysis, better known as polio.
Efforts Continue To Rid World Of PolioThe work of Dr. Jonas Salk at the University of Pittsburgh made world news with the development of the Salk Vaccine.
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