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Two new polio cases confirmed

PESHAWAR: At least two new polio cases surfaced in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday, raising the tally to eight across the country in current year. According to Emergency Operation Centre, polio virus has been confirmed in 22-month-old Hamza in Kot Bela area Bannu and two-year-old Razia in North Waziristan area. Polio is a highly infectious disease that invades the nervous system and can cause irreversible paralysis in a matter of hours. It is now endemic in only two countries, Pakistan and Afghanistan. INP



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