Another polio case surfaces in Bannu

ISLAMABAD: One other polio case has surfaced in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday, ARY Information reported.

Sources in Well being Ministry mentioned that polio virus had been confirmed in a 18-month-old boy in Bannu space of KP, bringing the whole variety of polio instances within the nation to 20 this 12 months.

The case was reported from Bannu space of KP the place the crippling illness has affected 18-month-old boy. The sources in Well being Ministry confirmed the boy had been identified with the crippling illness.

Learn Extra: Two more polio cases surface in KP

Earlier on Might 23, two extra polio instances had been reported from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, taking the whole quantity for the present 12 months to 19 in Pakistan.

In line with particulars, the brand new instances had been reported from Dera Ismail Khan and Bannu. An official of Polio Virology Laboratory on the Nationwide Institute of Well being (NIH), had mentioned {that a} nine-year-old woman had been discovered to be contaminated with the poliovirus in D.I. Khan. He had mentioned one other case of a 17-month- outdated woman had been surfaced from Bannu.

 

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