Two more polio cases in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan

Two new polio cases reported from the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) bring the total so far this year to 51 cases. Pakistan continues to report the most polio cases so far this year. 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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