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Polio virus confirmed in four-month old boy in Qilla Abdullah

Polio virus confirmed in four-month old boy in Qilla Abdullah
January 11, 2017

QUETTA, 11 January: Officials of the Health Department have confirmed a new case of polio in a four-month-old boy in Qila Abdullah district of Balochistan.

The officials while quoting the parents of the baby said that he developed fever and weakness in the limbs in December. He was taken to a doctor in Quetta who sent the baby’s samples to National Institute of Health Laboratory in Islamabad for examination.

The lab report confirmed that the boy had been suffering from polio, an official of the Emergency Operations Centre said.

The official maintained that the boy wasn’t properly vaccinated during regular anti-polio immunization campaigns. With this, the number of polio-affected children in the country has reached to 21.


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