First case of polio in 2015 already reported in Baluchistan, Pakistan

The first case of polio in 2015 has already been reported in Baluchistan where an infected infant was found in Brab Chah area of Chagai district. Pakistan continues to report the highest number of polio cases in the world.

Travellers in any country that reports cases of polio can reduce their risk of exposure to polio virus by ensuring that their childhood vaccinations, including polio, are up-to-date prior to travelling.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Polio.

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