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Four Cases of Polio Surface In KP

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Four  Cases of Polio Surface In KP

PESHAWAR: Four new cases of polio have been surfaced in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) taking the toll to 111 this year.

According to details, four patients have been reportedly attacked by polio virus in KP. As per emergency operation center three cases were reported in Laki Marwat and one in Tank while infected children age ranges from four-month to 2-years-old.

Recent cases have brought the total number of polio patient to 79 in Khyber PakhtunKhwa.

Pakistan is among three countries in the world, including Afghanistan and Nigeria, where polio virus still exists and the country remains under a polio-linked travel restriction imposed by the World Health Organization (WHO).

In 2014, the WHO made it mandatory for all people travelling from Pakistan to carry a polio vaccination certificate.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV

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