Two new polio cases reported from Lakki, South Waziristan
PESHAWAR: Two new polio cases have been reported from Tehsil Bhitani of Lakki Marwat and Tehsil Shakai of South Waziristan on Thursday as the total provincial case count mounts to 15 in the current year so far.
According to the National Institute of Health (NIH) lab report issued here on Thursday, stool samples of the acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) case has been collected from the 14 months old female child from Tehsil Bhittani Lakki Marwat and 13 months old male child from Tehsil Shakai South Waziristan and both were tested positive for poliomyelitis.
Commenting on the reporting of new polio case from the province, Provincial EOC Coordinator, Abdul Basit has reiterated that vaccination in every round of polio campaign along with essential immunization was the only solution. – APP