MIRANSHAH - One more polio case has emerged in North Waziristan. According to a private TV channel blood samples of an 11 month baby girl Sapna belonging to Shewa area of NWA was sent to lab for testing aftr the presence of virus was confirmed. As per National Health Department report, country has registered 19 cases this year and 17 of them were confirmed in North Waziristan Agency while two others belong to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The reports said NWA had recorded 44 cases, highest number of the 92 cases registered in the country in 2013.

Published in The Nation newspaper on 19-Mar-2014