The Boston Globe: Officials say Pakistan on track to eradicate polio in 2019

The country is on track to eradicate polio in 2019 despite Taliban attacks and superstition that has spurred many parents in the region bordering Afghanistan to refuse to vaccinate their children. (AFP/File)
Updated 10 January 2019
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The Boston Globe: Officials say Pakistan on track to eradicate polio in 2019

January 10 – The Boston Globe states that Pakistani officials say the country is on track to eradicate polio in 2019 despite Taliban attacks and superstition that has spurred many parents in the region bordering Afghanistan to refuse to vaccinate their children.

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The Wall Street Journal: Pakistan Turns to Gulf Countries to Keep Economy Afloat

Updated 23 January 2019
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The Wall Street Journal: Pakistan Turns to Gulf Countries to Keep Economy Afloat

January 22 – The Wall Street Journal report by Saeed Shah states that Prime Minister Imran Khan has opened a new chapter in Pakistan’s long history of using its strategic position to win foreign support – this time turning to Arab Gulf Nations to help keep the economy afloat.

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