Another case of polio reported in the Khyber Agency in Pakistan

Another case of polio in a 7 month old infant has been reported in the Khyber Agency area of Pakistan. So far in 2011, a total of 50 cases have now been confirmed.

Travellers in these areas should be aware of the risk of exposure to polio virus and ensure that their childhood vaccinations, including polio, are up-to-date prior to travelling.

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