Polio Case Reported From Larkana Sindh: Coordinator EOC For Polio
Muhammad Irfan 16 days ago Tue 07th May 2019 | 09:49 PM
The Coordinator for Emergency Operation Centre (ECO) for Polio, Sindh, Umar Farooq Bullo on Tuesday said that it was unfortunate to share that a polio case has been reported from Larkana in Sindh
He said, "The child had been vaccinated but was low in immunity and malnourished, this is why repeated vaccination of OPV is necessary." Further investigation into the case is under way, he added.
He said, "Parents must understand that with the polio virus present in the environment, they must vaccinate their every child under five years of age during every campaign to protect them against polio." He said that they will implement an aggressive case response in Northern Sindh to further build the immunity of children.
According to mother of the 38-month-old baby Fiza daugher of Nizamuddin is a resident of Latifabad, UC Seehar, Taluka Dokri, District Larkana, was alright before April 17, 2019, when she suddenly developed high-grade fever, intermittent in nature followed by weakness in right arm, Right leg with deviation of mouth.
The child was taken to a faith healer at Badrah city very next day morning who advised treatment for one week.
The area In charge reported the case to surveillance officer who investigated the case on the same day.