More polio in Pakistan

Health authorities have reported a new case of polio in Karachi. The total number of cases so far this year in Sindh Province is now 12. Pakistan has the highest number of new cases of polio in the world.

Travellers to this country should be aware of the risk of polio and ensure that their childhood vaccinations are up-to-date.

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