Scare about possible polio virus transmission from Afghanistan to Chitral

Chitral .. National Polio Coordinator Mumtaz Laghari said in Chitral that the possibility of transmission of polio virus from Afghanistan to Chitral cannot be ruled out and immediate steps to check it are needed. He was talking to newsmen at the polio drops administration occasion at the children hospital Chitral. Addl Dty Commissioner Minhasuddin, DHO Dr Iraruddin, EPI coordinator Dr Muhammad Irshad, Dr Tawakal and others were present on the occasion. ADC Minhasuddin talking to newsmen said polio virus detected in Rawalpindi Peshawar Gilgit nad Afghanistan has rendered Chitral vulnerable as people travel frequently to these places and therefore extra care should be taken in this regard .. Muhkamuddin, 21 Nov 2017

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