Another polio case surfaces in North Waziiristan
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According to a government spokesman, an eight-month-old child is infected with a crippling disease.
The patient belonged to Mir Ali Union Council 7 of the tribal district. The number of polio cases reached eight
Steps are being taken on an emergency basis to stem the spread of the virus, the health minister said.
The health authorities made an appeal to the people for getting their children vaccinated to make Pakistan a polio-free state.
Civil society activists and religious scholars have been should play an effective role for getting eradicating polio.