More cases of polio in Pakistan

With 10 more cases of polio in the Federally Administered Tribal Area, Pakistan has reported the highest number of cases in the past 10 years. Pakistan continues to report the most cases of polio in the world, and any travellers in this country can reduce their risk of exposure to polio virus by ensuring that their childhood vaccinations, including polio, are up-to-date prior to travelling.

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