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Poliomyelitis in Pakisatan

13 Aug 2012

Five new poliomyelitis cases have been reported in the last week in Pakistan. This brings the total number of cases for 2012, to 28. The most recent case was from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and had onset of paralysis on 21 June 2012.

Advice for Travellers

It is recommended that travellers have a poliomyelitis booster (or course) if not already protected and take precautions with food, water and personal hygiene.