5 more polio cases surface in KP

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

Ringing the alarm bells, five more polio cases have been reported from three districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa According to the Emergency Operation Center, three cases have been reported from Bannu and one each from Charsadda and North Waziristan tribal district that causes a great set back to polio eradicating campaign in the country
The affected children include three girls and two boys. The Emergency Operation Center said the main reason behind emergence of polio cases is refusal by parents to administer anti-polio vaccine to their children. It requited the parents to fully cooperate with the vaccination teams to save their children from the crippling disease. It said the parents should not pay heed to negative propaganda against vaccination and vaccinate their children for their safe future.