More polio cases reported in the Khyber tribal region of Pakistan

The 8th case of polio this year has been reported in an infant in Bara's Malik Dinkhel area of the Khyber tribal region. Pakistan is one of three countries in the world that regularly reports new cases of polio. 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.

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