Islamabad: Polio Virus Has Affected 237 Children This Year

Team HTV Nov 13 2014

According to the Ministry of Health, 237 children were diagnosed with polio in this year alone. This figure was shared following a recent update of 23 polio cases in Sindh, 10 in Baluchistan, 3 in Punjab, and 1 in Khyber Agency. Representatives of the ministry shared that the company wide campaign to vaccinate children below the age of 5 years was successfully carried out in 76 areas of Pakistan. However, the campaign could not be carried out in Peshawar leaving the city’s 7.5 children unvaccinated.

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