Number of Polio Cases Touches 47 in Pakistan

by Iswarya on  July 28, 2019 at 11:06 AM Child Health News
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National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) of Pakistan confirmed one new polio case each in Quetta and Banno provinces. With this, the number of polio cases has touched 47 this year, reports an official.
Number of Polio Cases Touches 47 in Pakistan
Number of Polio Cases Touches 47 in Pakistan

"The majority of cases, 36, have been reported in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and its tribal districts. In Punjab five and Baluchistan and Sindh three cases each have been reported," the official said.

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The official blamed the parents' refusal to get their children immunized against polio for the increase in polio cases.

Source: IANS

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