Fresh polio case confirmed in Bajaur district

Anti-Polio campaign underway in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PESHAWAR: Another polio case has been confirmed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during last three days.
According to Polio Emergency Operations Centre (PEOC), working for the eradication of polio claimed, parents of the affected child, resident of Bajaur tribal district, had refused to vaccinate their child.
According to an official of the Centre, child’s father allowed polio drops to daughters but kept his son away from polio immunization teams during anti-polio drives. He said that this was the 10th polio case of year 2018.
He said that six polio cases were reported from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during year 2018 included one from Charssada, one from Lakki Marwat, three from Bajaur and one from Khyber.


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