CHARSADDA, 14 May: Another polio case has surfaced in Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

According to Extended Programme for Immunisation (EPI) cell, poliovirus has been confirmed in 26-month-old Muhammad Rahim of Sheikhan area of Charsadda.

With the emergence of new polio case, the tally of affected children has reached 10 in KP and 23 in Pakistan this year.

Pakistan is one of the three countries where polio is still categorised as an endemic viral infection. Vaccination efforts have been hampered by threats from extremists and attacks on polio workers.


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