Pakistan has reported another case of wild poliovirus in North Waziristan district, bringing the total this year to 14 cases, the Health Ministry confirmed on Wednesday.
After the virus crippled another child in North Waziristan, the number for the district rose to 13, while the only case outside the reported area in Lakki Marwat was recorded last week. before.
The Polio Laboratory of the National Institutes of Health of Pakistan says the eight-month-old girl is the new victim of a disability caused by polio. All 14 cases, the National Bureau of Health Coordination and Services said, were reported in children under two years of age.