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Updated : 1 year, 9 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct 6 (ANI): The number of polio cases in Pakistan climbed to 72 this year with three new cases registered in Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, authorities said on Saturday.
Updated : 1 year, 11 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 28 (ANI): Facebook has blocked at least 31 accounts which were reportedly involved in spreading "propaganda" against polio vaccination in Pakistan.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 26 (ANI): At least five more children were tested positive for poliovirus in Pakistan on Sunday.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 7 (ANI): Pakistan has seen a drastic surge in polio cases this year, with five more children being affected with the virus in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Balochistan [Pakistan], Aug 3 (ANI): Another polio case has surfaced in Balochistan, with a five-month-old baby from Killa Abdullah falling prey to the virus this time.
Updated : 2 years, 4 months ago IST
Banda (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 14 (ANI): A nine-month-old infant in Uttar Pradesh's Banda city died after allegedly consuming polio drops.
Updated : 2 years, 5 months ago IST
Lahore [Pakistan], Feb 20 (ANI): Pakistani actor Fawad Khan was booked after his family refused polio vaccination for his daughter on Wednesday.
Updated : 2 years, 6 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 25: The Ministry of Health has released a statement saying that the National Immunisation Day (NID) which was scheduled for February 3 has been postponed. The rescheduled date of NID will be convened soon.
Updated : 2 years, 9 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 5 (ANI): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday refuted rumors being spread about virus being found in polio drops meant to be given to children up to five years and reassured that polio vaccines being used in India are safe and effective.
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Oct 4 (ANI): Paralysed by polio in one leg and shot by Taliban terrorists in another, Breshna Musazai is a living example of resilience.
Updated : 3 years, 6 months ago IST
Quetta (Balochistan) [Pakistan], Jan. 23 (ANI): Once again polio vaccination team has been targeted in Quetta city of Pakistan.
New Delhi [India], Jan 10 (ANI): Para athlete Sakina Khatun, who was struck down by polio when she was just one-and-a-half years old, will not represent India at next year's Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia despite being at the number two spot in CWG and Asian rankings.