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Health officials not on track to eradicate polio

July 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The world is not on track to wipe out polio by the end of 2012, a group of independent health experts warned Wednesday.
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UNICEF discloses vaccine prices for 1st time

May 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UNICEF is for the first time publicizing what drugmakers charge it for vaccines, as the world’s biggest buyer of lifesaving immunizations aims to spark price competition in the face of rising costs. Continue Reading

6 measles cases in Minn.; more could be on the way

March 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Health officials have confirmed six cases of measles in Hennepin County children and fear that more cases could be on the way. Continue Reading