45 Polio circumstances surfaced in Pakistan this yr: officers

KARACHI: The whole variety of polio circumstances in Pakistan this yr reached to 45 with two new circumstances of the crippling illness reported in Punjab, the anti-polio officers mentioned in an announcement.

In response to ARY Information, two circumstances of polio virus have been reported in Lahore and Jhelum districts, with which the tally of polio circumstances in Punjab this yr reached to 5.

Different two polio circumstances surfaced in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province yesterday, bringing the entire variety of circumstances in Pakistan to 45 this yr.

A 6-months-old youngster Abuzar, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Bannu district, was recognized with polio virus, in line with the Nationwide Institute of Well being (NIH).

In response to reviews, anti-polio vaccination groups visited the household throughout immunization campaigns, however the mother and father by hiding the kid throughout visits of volunteers, opted to not vaccinate him towards the crippling illness.

The whole variety of polio circumstances in Mardan district has reached 17 with the contemporary case.

One other polio virus case has been reported in Lakki Marwat district of the province.

It’s to say right here that the majority variety of the polio circumstances within the nation, 35, have been reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Furthermore, three polio virus circumstances have been reported in Sindh province this yr and two in Balochistan.

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