After hearing about the plight of 18-month-old baby Wojtek, fireman Marcin Topór started the push ups challenge little realising it would sweep across the country and even see firemen in Berlin taking part.
TFN takes a look at back at a previous epidemic Poland had to face, and how smallpox was contained.
Polish authorities and US embassy rally to the cause to send child to the US for urgent medical care.
Poland is striving to ensure safety for its citizens in connection with the spreading coronavirus, prime ministerial aide Michal Dworczyk said on Friday after the prime minister's consultations on measures against the disease with provincial authorities.
Doctors injected people with a dead typhus strain resulting in a positive test but no symptoms of the killer disease.
Tadeusz Madera’s daughter Marta had a dream to see her dad walk again after he had both legs amputated. Thanks to surgeons in Rzeszów, who also help animals, that dream has come true.
Hailie Campbell’s parents raised 70,000 GBP to have their daughter cured in the Polish capital for a rare debilitating disease which affects only 130 people worldwide.
The drug which comes from a compound called 1-MNA helps to reduce fat around the liver and by so doing reduces the risk life-threatening liver cancer and other related diseases. een developed by a company in Łódź.
Scientists at the Wrocław University of Technology are working on a project aimed at identifying and marking groups of enzymes responsible for particular diseases.