More polio in Pakistan

A 12-month-old infant is the 3rd case of polio reported in Balochistan this year. This child was from the Dukki area of Loralai district. The other 2 cases were from Chaman and Chaghi area of Balochistan.

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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