Three new polio cases surface in Pakistan on awareness day

 Three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, increasing the number of new cases in the country to a record 220, the WHO said today as countries across the globe observed World Polio Day to raise awareness about the crippling disease.

Harsh Vardhan offers to help Pakistan fight polio

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Friday offered Pakistan full cooperation in eradicating polio from that country.

India still on guard against polio

Despite being declared polio-free by the World Health Organization (WHO), India has not let its guard down and is screening passengers from neighbouring countries where the disease is still endemic, officials said Wednesday.

Injectable polio vaccine more effective than oral one: Experts

The Injectable Polio Vaccine (IPV) is more effective than the oral one, experts said here Tuesday.

Countries should remain vigilant against polio: WHO

Despite the victory over polio, Southeast Asian countries should remain vigilant against the crippling virus, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

Countries should remain vigilant against polio: WHO

 Despite the victory over polio, Southeast Asian countries should remain vigilant against the crippling virus, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

New polio case detected in Pakistan

 A new polio case has been detected in Pakistan's Taliban-dominated Khyber tribal region, taking the number of those affected by the crippling disease to a record 207.

New polio case reported in Pakistan

A new polio case has been reported in Pakistan's Khyber Agency, bringing the total number of cases detected this year to 200.

Pakistan responsible for most polio cases: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has held Pakistan responsible for nearly 80 percent of polio cases reported globally.

Pakistan to intensify effort to end polio

The Pakistan government has decided to intensify its effort to eradicate polio, a media report said.

Rise in polio cases in Pakistan trigger high-alert in Jodhpur, Barmer

Rajasthan government will launch a immunization drive next month in Jodhpur and Barmer districts, where a high-alert has been sounded following a threat of recurrence of Polio through virus-carrying passengers of Thar Express coming from Pakistan.

3 more polio cases detected in Pakistan

At least three new cases of polio have been detected in Pakistan, a grim reminder of the challenge the country faces in its fight against the crippling disease.

7 new polio cases surface in Pakistan

Seven new cases of polio have surfaced in Pakistan, taking the number of those affected by the crippling disease this year to 194 and could break the 14-year record of 199 cases in the country.

Three new polio cases surface in Pakistan

Three new cases of polio have surfaced in Pakistan, taking the number of those affected by the crippling disease this year to 187.

Pakistan set to record highest number of polio cases: Officials

Health officials in Pakistan on Thursday said the country was set to break its record for the highest number of polio cases in a year, as Islamist militants continue to prevent vaccination efforts.

Four-day polio campaign kicks off in Pakistan

A four-day polio campaign started in Pakistan Monday with an aim to inoculate children against the disease.

2 more polio cases surface in Pakistan

Two new cases of polio have been reported in Pakistan, taking the number of those affected with the crippling disease this year to 166, a health official said today.

Polio virus finds two new victims in Pakistan

Two new cases of polio were reported from Pakistan Thursday, taking the total number of those affected this year with the crippling disease to 160, officials said.

Three new polio cases detected in Pakistan

Three new polio cases have been detected in Pakistan, media reported Friday.

 

Three new polio cases detected in Pakistan

Three new polio cases have been detected in Pakistan, Dawn online reported Thursday.