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Polio cases rise to 18 in Balochistan

<p style="font-weight: 400;">The poliovirus has infected one more, a 15-month-old girl in Pishin District. According to the health department, there are 18 active cases in Balochistan.</p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;">Another child, a 34-month-old, was reportedly a few days ago in Union Council Alizai.</p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;">The 15-month-old girl’s parents didn’t allow their child to get vaccinated.</p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;">Pakistan has reported 68 polio cases in 2020. The number was 147 in 2019.</p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;">Vaccination was suspended for five months because of the coronavirus pandemic. https://www.dawn.com/news/1577991/polio-case-found-in-balochistan</p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;">This has led to a spurt in the polio cases.</p>.