Another polio case surfaces in North Waziiristan

By: News Desk
Published: 09:28 PM, 24 Jun, 2022
Another polio case surfaces in North Waziiristan
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Another polio case surfaced in the North Waziristan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 24NewsHD TV channel reported Friday.

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.