Two polio cases detected in K-P

Published: January 5, 2020


PESHAWAR: As many as two new wild poliovirus cases have been reported from K-P, while three other cases were also reported from Sindh and Balochistan.

The new cases have been reported one each from Lakki Marwat, Jaffarabad, Killa Abdullah, Mirpur Khas and Kambar ShehdadKot. With the new case, the tally of polio cases for 2019 has soared to 128. In Lakki Marwat district, the NIH confirmed that an 18 month-old child has tested positive for the poliovirus. 

Published in The Express Tribune, January 5th, 2020.

Facebook Conversations

Leave Your Reply Below

Your comments may appear in The Express Tribune paper. For this reason we encourage you to provide your city. The Express Tribune does not bear any responsibility for user comments.

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive. For more information, please see our Comments FAQ.

More in K-P