PESHAWAR: A four-and-a-half-year-old boy has contracted polio in the provincial capital according to Emergency Operations Center.
This is the first case of polio in Peshawar in four years. The last case of polio in the shower was reported in 2016, EOC.
The new polio case has come to light in Safid Dheri area of Peshawar.
Samples of infected children were sent to the laboratory for listing on July 13, Polio Emergency Operations Center
Confirmation of poliovirus in a 56-month-old white-collar child
In 2020, the number of polio cases in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa increased to 22. EOC
The number of polio cases across the country has risen to 61 this year after the new case came to light. EOC