5 new polio cases reported in KP: health department
Statesman Report
PESHAWAR: The health department on Sunday reported that five new cases of polio have emerged in the province, with four out of the five were reported from Khyber district and one from Nowshera.
The health department added that all five children were diagnosed with the disease as they were not given the all-important vaccine that eliminates the disease.
On Saturday, a polio-virus case was also reported from Sindh’s Kashmor district as well.
In January, it was reported that the overall tally of reported polio cases across the country had reached 134 in 2019, including 91 cases in KP, 24 cases in Sindh, eight in Punjab, and 11 in Balochistan.