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Poliovirus in environmental samples of Peshawar and Sibi confirmed

By News Desk

February 13, 2024 11:21 AM


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Poliovirus in two environmental samples from two districts of the country were confirmed on Tuesday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

According to a spokesperson of Ministry of Health, poliovirus in a sample from Sibi district of Balochistan was confirmed while poliovirus was also found in a sample from Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The virus found in the samples is from across the border, said the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health.

A nationwide polio campaign is being organized from February 26, said the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health

The spokesman appealed parents should open the door for polio workers and make it mandatory for children to be vaccinated against polio.

Reporter: Babar Shehzad


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