Thursday, August 29, 2013

Pakistan: Three Polio cases reported in DI Khan, NWA

The Frontier Post
Polio virus reported in lunda sharif village of Dera Ismail khan, a five-year old girl, Samina Bibi D/O Sana Ullah is reported to be having Polio virus, sources in District Headquarters and Teaching hospital Dera ismail khan conforms but the public health department DI khan is not verified it so far. The medics at the DHQ, DI khan suspect Samina Bibi having Polio virus, who was brought here. Hospital sources added that Samina bibi’s polio test will be sent to National Laboratory Islamabad for verification. Two polio cases surface in NWA: Two more polio cases surfaced in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) on Wednesday taking total number of affected patients to 40. According to Surgeon Dr Jan Mir Khan, polio virus was detected in two more patients belonging to different areas of NWA. After exposure of two more dengue cases total number of affected patients since Jan 01, has mounted to 40. The locals said that surge in dengue patients has created terror among the tribesmen as it has turned into an epidemic.

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