One other polio case emerges in Punjab, tally as much as 104

LAHORE: One other polio case has been reported in Punjab on Sunday, taking the tally of such circumstances throughout the nation to 104 this yr, ARY Information reported.

In accordance with the Well being Ministry, the polio case was reported from the Muzaffargarh metropolis of Punjab province.

The authorities stated {that a} 7-month-old child boy in Muzaffargarh was recognized with the crippling illness, including that the minor was not vaccinated in opposition to the virus.

That is the sixth polio case which has been reported from Punjab province in the course of the ongoing yr.

The officers stated that out of the overall, 76 polio circumstances have been reported in KP, 14 in Sindh, seven in Balochistan and 6 in Punjab.

Learn Extra: 4 extra polio circumstances floor in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

In the meantime, a five-day anti-polio drive in a special a part of the nation will start from tomorrow (Monday).

Throughout a five-day marketing campaign, in Punjab 19 million youngsters below the age of 5 years will probably be administered the anti-polio vaccine.

In Sindh over 2.three million youngsters whereas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan over 6.7 million and a couple of.5 million youngsters as much as 5 years of age will probably be administered anti-polio drops respectively.

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