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Suspected Polio case reported in Thar

NAUKOT: A five-year child has been feared to be infected by the crippling polio virus as a WHO team of doctors will visit the area today to check the child, ARY News reported on Saturday. A doctor of the Rural Health Centre Naukot in Thar after checking a child, Gulsher Khoso from Kaloi, found the symptoms of the crippling disease of polio. A team of doctors and health experts from WHO will visit Naukot today to check the patient. The team will take samples from the child and will conduct various tests to decide…

Another Polio case reported in Karachi

KARACHI: The number of polio cases in Karachi this year reached to seven with another polio case surfaced in the city on Friday, ARY News reported. With the new case of polio the total number of cases in the country reached to 84 so far this year. A child of a family residing in Landhi, identified as Murad, has been the latest victim of the crippling disease. Pakistan is one of three countries in the world where polio is still endemic and efforts to stamp out the disease resisted by the militants with repeated attacks on…