Another case of polio in Badin District, Pakistan

In the past 2 months, a second case of polio has been detected in Badin District. Pakistan continues to report sporadic cases of transmission of the polio virus (8 cases in Sindh Province) with a total of 19 reported cases nationwide.

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Advice For Travellers

Pakistan is one of two countries that continue to report sporadic cases of polio. The other country is Afghanistan. Travellers to either of these countries can reduce their risk of exposure to polio virus by ensuring that their childhood vaccinations, including polio, are up-to-date prior to travelling.