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Pak polio cases at 14-year high  
Publish Date : 2014-10-05,  Publish Time : 00:00,  View Count : 2
ISLAMABAD, Oct 4 : The number of polio cases recorded in Pakistan has soared to its highest level in 14 years after attacks on immunisation teams led to a surge in incidences of the disease, health authorities said.
"We have recorded 15 fresh cases of polio in last two days, the number of polio cases has reached 202 for this year," a senior official at the Pakistan National Institute of Health in Islamabad told AFP on Friday, adding that the annual tally had surpassed the previous record of 199 cases in 2000.     ?AFP









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