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Sydney Harbour Bridge climbers break two records

Climbers have broken two records at once on the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia.

More than 300 people carrying flags lined the landmark on Friday, …

Sydney Harbour Bridge

The CIA Stops Fake Vaccinations as Real Polio Rebounds

The White House confirmed this week that the Central Intelligence Agency will no longer use vaccination campaigns in its operations, reviving the …

CIA

Op-Ed: Hand cyclist is eager to go even further to help End Polio Now (Includes interview and first-hand account)

Only for this tour Brumme will go 3,000 miles across the United States.

“I had wanted to make the journey this year, but a rotator cuff injury is the …

Polio

Howard Buffett: a billionaire's son battles to end hunger

Howard Buffett is on deadline. In 2006, his father, investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett, challenged him to do something great in the world – …

Philanthropy

The New Measles Outbreak: Blame the Anti-Vaxxers

A disturbing report from the Centers for Disease Control shows what happens when anti-vaccine nonsense wins.

You have to be spoiled to play cute with disease—spoiled or, well, stupid. And today’s announcement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that measles cases in the U.S. have hit …

Measles

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Disease of Pakistan’s Poor Now Worries the Affluent

KARACHI, Pakistan — Until recently, polio was considered a poor man’s problem in Pakistan — a crippling virus that festered in the mountainous tribal belt, traversed the country on interprovincial buses, and spread via infected children who played in the open sewers of sprawling slums.

But since the …

Pakistan

Polio Follows Bin Laden’s Lead in Pakistan Holdout

May 10 (Bloomberg) -- Umaima Ahmed opens her mouth at a polio vaccination booth outside the international airport in Karachi, Pakistan, as a …

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Rotary International President-Elect, Gary Huang

While Tanzania has not had a single case of polio since 1998, recent outbreak of the virus in the …

Nigerian, Ghanaian, Others Graduate From Rotary, UNESCO-IHE Programme

The first class of five Rotary sponsored scholars has graduated with Master of Science degrees in Water Education from the UNESCO-IHE Institute for …

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Rotary Club, Coca-Cola Flag-off Free Community Healthcare

Tanzania: Rotary International Top Brass in Dar

TANZANIA is for the first time expected to host a two-day high level Reach Out of Africa (ROTA) Conference next week.

Prior to the ROTA conference in …

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