Four new polio cases surface in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Four new polio virus cases have emerged in Pakistan, raising the number of affectees to 235 this year.

According to National Health Institute, three polio cases were detected in Qila Abdullah of Balochistan and one in North Waziristan. P1 virus has been diagnosed in the affected children.

With these four new cases, the number of polio victims have reached to 235 in the current year, out of these 151 were detected in FATA, 48 in Khyber Pakhtunkha, 23 in Sindh, 10 in Balochistan and 3 in Punjab.