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Another polio case detected in Uruzgan

Another polio case detected in Uruzgan

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Jun 23, 2019 - 13:52

TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Another polio case has been detected in central Uruzgan province making it the second positive case in the past four days, Public Healthinfo-icon Department said on Sunday.

Dr. Saifuddin, in charge of the vaccination department in Uruzgan, told Pajhwok Afghan News that 2-year-old girl had tested positive in Mehrabad area of Tirinkot City, the provincial capital.

Saifuddin said they had registered 28 would be polio cases from center and districts and the reports sent to organs concerned.

He said Talibaninfo-icon decided the administration of polio vaccination from mosqueinfo-icon to mosque which is against the Ministry of Public Health policy.

He warned that more polio cases would be detected if the administration of polio vaccination was no allowed. This is the sixth positive case to be registered in the ongoing year.

Sa/nh

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