Two new polio cases reported in North Waziristan and Karachi

Pakistan records second polio case in 15 months

PESHAWAR: Two more polio cases were surfaced in North Waziristan and Karachi, taking the total number up to 62 this year after the detection of the virus in two infants.
An eight-month-old girl was diagnosed with polio virus in Karachi’s Orangi Town, whereas, doctors have confirmed polio virus in Ladha tehsil of North Waziristan.
Sources said that the parents of both children had rejected administration of polio drops.
It is pertinent to mention here that 35 cases have been reported so far from KP, 11 from tribal districts, 6 from Sindh, 5 each from Balochistan and Punjab this year.


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