Polio Threat

Resurging Poliovirus Threat

ISLAMABAD: The Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations on the international spread of poliovirus has warned that re-infection of epidemiologically-critical areas and historical reservoirs in Pakistan and Afghanistan represent a significant risk to the gains made during the last 18 months. The emergency committee, in a statement issued in Geneva on 22 Dec 2023, says the risk of international…


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