After the affirmation of polio virus within the environmental pattern of Peshawar, the variety of optimistic environmental samples has elevated to fifteen this yr throughout the nation.
Based on Well being Secretary Iftikhar Shalwani, the virus is genetically associated to the poliovirus current in Afghanistan.
Iftikhar Ali Shalwani says that Pakistan Polio Program is conducting anti-polio campaigns throughout the nation, mother and father should give polio drops to youngsters in each marketing campaign.
He stated that the place the virus is current, a coordinated technique is fashioned, mother and father should give polio vaccine to youngsters in each marketing campaign. Iftikhar Ali Shalawani additional stated that it’s our non secular and ethical obligation to guard youngsters from everlasting incapacity, civil society media ought to play a key function in eradicating polio.