Tag: Vaccines


Important Days World Polio Day – October 24, 2023 World Polio Day is celebrated every year to create awareness around the importance of polio vaccination to protect children. Theme for 2023 is yet to be announced. About Polio Polio is a crippling and potentially deadly viral infectious disease that affects the nervous system. Types of wild poliovirus strains Wild Poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) Wild Poliovirus type 2 (WPV2) Wild Poliovirus type 3 (WPV3) Vaccines Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) Injectable Polio Vaccine (IPV) United Nations Day – October 24, 2023 United Nations Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. 2023 Theme : “The Frontlines of Climate Action” About United Nations Formation - 24 October 1945 Headquarters - New York Secretary general - António Guterres Books and Author Maniam 100: 1924-2024 Artist and actor Sivakumar launched the book Maniam 100: 1924-2024. The book commemorates the life, art, and journey of the legendary artist Maniam. He was an illustrator for Tamil magazines known for his reconstructions of the past in illustrations for popular historical fiction. He illustrated the serialized novels Sivagamiyin Sapatham which was set in the Pallava kingdom, and the classic Ponniyin Selvan which depicts the Chola age