Year’s first polio case reported in Balochistan


CHAMAN: The year’s first case of polio from the Balochistan has been reported in a four-month-old boy from Chaman area on Tuesday.
According to the Provincial Emergency Operations Centre, sample collected from four-month-old child Mohammad Ali confirmed that the child had the onset of polio. The results have been confirmed by the National Institute of Health.
The official further told media personnel that parents did not have their child routinely vaccinated as they “had misconceptions about repeated vaccinations”.
The parents told the cell that the four-month-old developed high-grade fever and weakness in his limbs in the last week of December.


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