Two more polio vaccination health workers shot and killed in Pakistan

With the killing by armed men of 2 more polio health workers, one in Charsadda, near Peshawar, and one on the outskirts of Peshawar, a total of 8 health care workers have died trying to vaccinate children against polio. Travellers should be aware that personal security, especially in the northern areas of Pakistan, is often tenuous at best. Several countries advise their citizens to avoid all travel in northern Pakistan.