ISLAMABAD: First ever case of polio in Punjab reported in 2014, causing alarm.
According to details, Punjab has reported it’s first-ever polio case in the year 2014 which has caused much alarm for the government. The polio virology laboratory at National Institute of Health (NIH), Islamabad, confirmed four fresh wild type-1 polio cases in Pakistan each from Punjab, Sindh, Khyber-Pakhtunkwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, taking the nationwide reckoning to 108 children in all.
2014’s first case of polio in Punjab was diagnosed in a 35-month-old baby girl in district Chakwal. As her parents reported she had received over seven doses of polio vaccine.