Thursday, 1 January 2015

Pakistan 1st polio case of 2015 reported from Baluchistan

QUETTA: The New Year’s primary polio case was reported on Thursday sunrise from Baluchistan’s Chaghi region.

Sources from the Baluchistan health division tell that RB News the crippling germ was start in two-year-old Shafi Muhammad starting the Barabcha region that deception shut to the Pak-Afghan boundary. This was the primary polio case to be reported in 2015 in the nation.

"At the moment, we can’t speak whether the parents had refused polio drops," sources assumed.

A sum of twenty two polio cases were reported from Baluchistan in last year 2014 — the majority of these were reported as of Quetta, Killa Abdullah and Pishin districts of the state.

Polio teams have been in front of hard battle from extremist in the aforementioned districts.

In view of growing polio cases, the regional administration has previously confirmed tragedy to eliminate the crippling germ in Baluchistan. The fitness section had launched a particular operation in high-risk districts, as well as Quetta, Pishin, Killa Abdullah and other areas to make sure stipulation of polio drops to kids under the age of 5 years.

Protection has been tightened through polio campaigns in the repercussion of the brutal execute of 4 polio staff in Quetta on November 26, 2014.

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2014 wrought up to be the darkest time for the Pakistan polio planned, through the quantity of established cases attainment 296 — the utmost quantity of cases reported in the nation since 1998.

Pakistan is individual of single three countries in the earth where polio remains common except efforts to eliminate the infection have been severely slowed down in current years as militants carry on to molest immunization teams and polio staff.

Polio cases in Pakistan reached a low down of twenty eight in the year of 2005 except rose to one hundred and ninety eight in the year of 2011. In 2012, Pakistan had fifty eight cases, while ninety three were recorded in 2013, as reported by End Polio Pakistan.


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