| GEO Health|
Two new polio cases surface in Peshawar, Bannu
| Updated at: 1916 PST, Thursday, June 09, 2011|
PESHAWAR: Two new cases of polio have been confirmed in Peshawar and Bannu, Geo News reported Thursday.
Deputy Director EPI, Dr. Janbaz talking exclusively to Geo News said a three-year old girl named Hafiza, who is a resident of Qaziabad, was confirmed to have contracted polio virus.
The second case of polio was confirmed in Mir Mast area of Bannu where Talha, a 15-year old infant, was found affected by the contagious disease.
Dr. Janbaz said so far three cases of polio had been reported in Peshawar during 2011.
He said a three-day polio campaign would be undertaken in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from June 13.