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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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New polio case emerges in Karachi

New polio case emerges in Karachi According to Sindh Health Department, Landhi was one of those areas in Karachi where the anti-Polio drive remained unsuccessful due to armed assault on the volunteers of the anti-Polio drive while the people lived in that particular area had migrated … Full News here – Read more on Pakistan […]

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Karachis polio nightmare continues as another case surfaces

Karachi ­­Karachi s battle against polio suffered another setback with health authorities confirming a one-year-old boy in Landhi s Gulshan-e-Buner Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Polio threat likely to intensify with arrival of IDPs from NWA

Karachi With the military operation titled Zarb-e-Azb under way in North Waziristan – where 46 of the country s 70 polio cases were reported this y Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Polio drops administered to Pak cricketers at training camp

Polio drops were reportedly administered to Pakistan cricketers, who are attending a training camp in Lahore, on Friday in order to support UNICEF''s polio immunization programme and create awareness about the virus'' devastating impact. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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lvi wants steps against polio

KARACHI : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader and member National Assembly Dr Arif Alvi on Saturday urged government to fulfill its responsibilities above politics for eradication of polio virus from the country and take practical steps in this regard. He said that while visiting free measles vaccination camp held by workers of PTI here in […]

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Polio drive in Karachi postponed till Tuesday, 3-day campaign starts in

Polio drive in Karachi postponed till Tuesday, 3-day campaign starts in … MONITORING DESK KARACHI/QUETTA (Web Desk) – Anti-polio campaign in Karachi, scheduled to begin from today, has been postponed till Tuesday due to security reasons, Local TV reported. Director Anti-Polio Campaign, Mazhar Khameesani said that … Full News here – Read more on Frontier Post

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