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First, polio, case, 2020, reported, Punjab

First polio case of 2020 reported in Punjab

02 February, 2020 1:19 pm 1:19 pm

DERA GHAZI KHAN (92 News) – The first polio case of 2020 has been reported in Taunsa Sharif, Dera Ghazi Khan on Thursday. The victim is aged eight months. Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar expressed a grave concern over the polio case. He sought a report in from DG Khan commissioner and the … Read More


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Five new polio cases surfaced in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

02 February, 2020 6:23 pm 6:23 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – Five new cases of polio have surfaced in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Sunday. According to the KP health department, five new cases of polio have reported from KP, with four out of the five were reported from Khyber district and one from Nowshera. The health department also said that all … Read More


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UN chief administers polio drops to children

02 February, 2020 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres administered polio drops to the children in Lahore on Tuesday. The UN chief visited Kindergarten in Lahore and the kids presented bouquets to the UN chief on his arrival. Provincial Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid was also present on the occasion. During his visit, he … Read More


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Firdous appeals to people to play role in govt’s anti-polio drive

12 December, 2019 10:53 am 10:53 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has said the government is taking every possible step to rid the country of crippling polio virus. بچوں کو پولیو کے قطرے پلانا اشد ضروری ہے۔اس ضمن میں عوام میں مزید آگاہی اور شعور بیدار کیا جا … Read More


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Pakistani authorities hiding facts about polio epidemic, reveals Guardian

11 November, 2019 12:33 pm 12:33 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – British newspaper Guardian has revealed that the Pakistani authorities are hiding facts about polio epidemic. According to the report of Guardian, officials in Pakistan have been accused of covering up an outbreak of the most dangerous strain of polio and planning a covert vaccination programme to contain the disease. According to … Read More


Ninth, polio, case, detected, Sindh

Another polio case detected in Sindh

10 October, 2019 10:39 pm 10:39 pm

SAJAWAL (92 News) – Another polio case was detected in Sajwal on Wednesday. Aman Umar, 3, tested positive for polio. With the emergence of a new case, the number of polio cases has increased to nine. So far three polio cases have been traced in Karachi, two in Hyderabad and one Larkana.


Wasim Akram, announced, polio, ambassador

Wasim Akram announced as polio ambassador

10 October, 2019 6:53 pm 6:53 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) — Renowned cricketer Wasim Akram was announced as the polio ambassador on Thursday as part of celebration of the World Polio Day. The legendary cricketer Wasim Akram and Coordinator National Emergency Operations Centre, signed an agreement in the presence of Dr Zafar Mirza, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health, Aida Girma, … Read More


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Anti-polio campaign starts in 27 districts of KP

08 August, 2019 9:07 am 9:07 am

PESHAWAR (92 News) – The three-day anti-polio campaign started in 27 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Monday. According to the Provincial Health Department, more than four million children below the age of five will be administered anti-polio drops during the campaign. According to the details garnered, Pakistan’s efforts to eradicate the polio virus were … Read More


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Four new polio cases in Balochistan, KP raise alarm for government

07 July, 2019 2:42 pm 2:42 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Four new polio cases have surfaced in the provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa (KP) and Balochistan today. According to reports, an eight-month-old infant has been detected with polio virus in Jaffarabad while a nine-month-old female child has been traced with the polio virus in Qilla Abdullah areas of Balochistan. In KP, both … Read More


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Five new polio cases detected in KP: NEOC

07 July, 2019 3:55 pm 3:55 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – Five new cases of polio have been reported in two districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa (KP) in a single day, officials confirm. According to the National Emergency Operation Center (NEOC), three cases have been reported from Bannu district while two others have been found in Torghar. It has been disclosed that the … Read More


Increasing, polio, cases, set off, alarm, bells, country

Increasing polio cases set off alarm bells across country

06 June, 2019 5:47 pm 5:47 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Increasing polio cases have created an alarming situation across the country. A boy has become disabled due to anti-polio campaign in Bannu Division. As many as 11 cases have surfaced in the division alone. The polio virus has touched the maximum level in different areas of Karachi. It has been detected … Read More


Another polio case traced within second day in Lahore

05 May, 2019 11:10 am 11:10 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Another case of polio has been traced in Lahore within two days and the toll has reached to 10 in the city. According to the reports, the victim was identified as 13-year-old girl. “Samples were collected on April 2 and sent to Islamabad for confirmation. The virus belongs to an Outfall … Read More


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Another polio case reported in Lahore

05 May, 2019 4:53 pm 4:53 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Another polio case has been confirmed in Lahore as polio virus diagnosed in a 10-year-old child for the first time in history of Punjab. The spokesperson confirmed that a 10-year-old child in Lahore’s Allama Iqbal Town has been diagnosed with polio. He also said that this is the second case reported … Read More


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Pakistani Polio workers hailed as heroes for continuing work during snow

01 January, 2019 11:36 pm 11:36 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistani polio workers have been hailed a “hero” by social media after a video of them treading through the heaps of snow during a frigid weather went viral. According to the reports, a viral video showed that polio workers making their ways through the piles of snow in the harsh, cold … Read More


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Microsoft founder Bill Gates wants huge investment in Pakistan

01 January, 2019 8:32 pm 8:32 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Tuesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan and expressed his desire for huge investment in Pakistan. In a letter to PM, a billionaire philanthropist wrote that Microsoft could explore opportunities for investment in the country’s information technology sector. Meanwhile, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation … Read More