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Polio virus present in sewage samples from three provinces of Pakistan

Wild poliovirus kind 1 has been detected in sewage samples from two new districts in Pakistan in addition to six beforehand contaminated districts in three provinces. Pakistan's well being ministry mentioned on Thursday that the virus was detected in samples collected between June 10 and June 12 from Gwadar, Sibi, Kech, Dikki, Usta Muhammad and Mastung districts in southwestern Balochistan province, Rawalpindi district in jap Punjab province and Abbottabad district in northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

All of the constructive samples had been genetically linked to the YB3a genetic cluster of kind 1, studies information company Xinhua. In keeping with the ministry, the polio marketing campaign is underway this week in 41 districts, together with Duki, Sibi, Mastung, Usta Muhammad and a few areas of Rawalpindi. Greater than 9.5 million youngsters beneath the age of 5 will probably be vaccinated towards polio beneath the polio programme in Pakistan. Extra campaigns are deliberate within the coming months. To this point this 12 months, six instances of polio have been reported in Pakistan.

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