Polio case surface in Shikarpur

Waheed Phulpoto

Shikarpur—The polio virus has been confirmed to a five years old boy in a village Hasilpur Tehsil Khanpur district Shikarpur test conducted by National Institute of Health Islamabad on Saturday.
According to details, a 5-years old boy identified as Saleem Ahmed son of Menhal Khan Jatoi resident of village Hasilpur union council Shabbirabad Teshil Khanpur district Shikarpur had suspected to a polio virus then through District Health Officer Shikarpur collected samples of victim boy which sent to National Institute of Health Islamabad for examination some twenty days back.
District Health Office Shikarpur received a re-port sent from NIH Islamabad, report confirmed that the boy was affected of polio virus.
District Health Officer Shikarpur Imtiaz Ahmed Farooqi told to this correspondent that polio teams administered polio vaccine in the village as well as victim boy multiple times and we would launched a campaign across district since 6th to 8th of upcoming month due to surfaced a polio case in the district while a team was also constituted to know reasons about polio case while and child would check up by specialist doctor.
ADHO Shikarpur Qazi Khurshed was also con-firmed polio case and said that we are trying to know that despite administered polio vaccine how it is possible. Further investigation is underway by district health administration till this story was filed.

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