QUETTA: A new case of polio virus has been detected in Balochistan, taking the number of children affected by the crippling disease in the province so far this year to 17.

According to the Balochistan health department, a 34-month-old boy has been detected infected with the polio virus in Pashin’s Union Council, Ali Zai.

The child was tested on August 19 and 20 after falling ill. The family of the child was reluctant to administer anti-polio drops to the child, said health department.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV

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