Sindh Reports Third Polio Case Of The Current Year
Muhammad Irfan 2 months ago Wed 05th February 2020 | 09:15 PM
The Emergency Operation Centre (EmOC) for polio in Sindh here on Wednesday confirmed one new polio case for the year 2020 from UC Jamal in Kashmore District
KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th Feb, 2020 ) :The Emergency Operation Centre (EmOC) for polio in Sindh here on Wednesday confirmed one new polio case for the year 2020 from UC Jamal in Kashmore District.
This takes the total tally of Sindh to 3 and Pakistan to 8 for the year 2020, said EmOC spokesman mentioning that a 40 months old female child has been affected by polio with weakness in both lower limbs with date of onset being 16-01-2020.
"The current risk to our children is very real and while it is our job to deliver these vaccines at the doorstep, caregivers must also step up and protect their children through vaccinations," said the official.
The National EOC and Sindh EOC urge parents to ensure Immunization of their children both in routine as well as the special campaigns planned by the programme during next fewmonths.