Three Districts Test Positive for Poliovirus in Sewage Samples

News Desk2 weeks ago

According to sources, this is the second time this year that polio has been detected in Islamabad’s sewage, while Rawalpindi has reported its second case and Loralai its first.

So far this year, 176 samples from all four provinces have tested positive for polio, and 45 districts across the country have reported polio cases. The Environmental Site in Islamabad’s Sabzi Mandi has also tested positive for polio, sources added.

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Sources, the samples were collected on June 3rd, and the results show the presence of wild poliovirus type 1, and vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 and 3.

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