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Concern shown on polio cases

  Karachi, PPP Women’s Wing President MNA Faryal Talpur has expressed grave concern over the increasing number of polio cases in Pakistan. She said that, “Pakistan needs to focus on the eradication polio and ensure zero tolerance for any negligence in this regard.” MNA Talpur said this while meeting different delegations of party workers a […]

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Sindhs polio cases no serious cause for concern: minister

Karachi In an apparent bid to downplay the worsening polio situation in the province, the Sindh health minister dismissed on Friday the condition Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Toddler becomes years 17th polio victim in city

Karachi While the Sindh health authorities have been carrying out polio vaccination campaigns and conducting marathon meetings to eradicate the cri Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Qaim orders security for polio vaccinators

Karachi The Sindh chief minister has directed the Sindh police chief to ensure that foolproof security arrangements are made for polio vaccination Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Two more polio cases confirmed in Karachi

Two more polio cases confirmed in Karachi Two new polio cases were confirmed from Karachi on Thursday, raising the total number of cases in Sindh to 14 this year, officials said. The first case was from Union Council No 8 of Gadap Town where a 10-month-old child named Omer tested positive for … Full News here […]

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Two new polio cases reported in Pakistan

Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Two new polio cases were reported in Pakistan Thursday. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Karachis 11th polio case of the year surfaces

Karachi Another child has tested positive for the crippling polio virus in Karachi, taking the total cases to 11 in the current year. On Tuesda Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Polio Cases Jump in Pakistan Amid Taliban Vaccination Ban

Pakistan reported 11 new cases of polio on a single day last week bringing this year’s official count to 138, a four-fold increase from last year, as the crippling disease spreads amid Islamist militancy and suspicion. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Sit-ins jeopardise Sindhs campaign against polio

Karachi The polio vaccination drive planned to start on September 1 (tomorrow) has been postponed indefinitely because, according to Expanded Progr Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Hundreds miss polio vaccine at Pak-Afghan border – Pakistan – DAWN.COM

In July this year, Pakistan and Afghanistan agreed to strengthen mutual cooperation for making anti-polio campaign in border areas of the two countries effective. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Year-old boy becomes citys 10th polio victim

Karachi A one-year-old boy was diagnosed with polio on Tuesday, making him the 10th child who became afflicted with the crippling disease in Karach Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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21-month-old boy becomes citys eighth polio victim

Karachi Karachi s battle against the crippling disease of polio suffered another setback on Saturday when the health authorities confirmed that a 2 Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Inadequate security: Polio drive delayed in five high-risk UCs of Karachi

Inadequate security: Polio drive delayed in five high-risk UCs of Karachi KARACHI: An anti-polio drive failed to kick off in five union councils of the district West due to lack of security measures for polio teams, ARY News reported. Anti-polio campaign was due to start today in five high-risk zones of Karachi including … Full […]

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Improving child health in Pakistan can eradicate polio worldwide: AKU official

KARACHI:   Providing basic medical services, including polio vaccinations, to children in Pakistans poorest and most conflict-ridden areas is the key to ending polio worldwide, argues Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta in a comment piece in this weeks Nature.Dr Bhutta, who is the Founding Director of the Centre for Excellence in Women and Child Health at Aga […]

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Polio vaccination drive for IDPs to begin on July 5

Karachi The Sindh government estimates that around 5,000 unvaccinated children from the war-torn North Waziristan have already made it to Karachi, Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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