Polio Successfully Eradicated From FATA

ISLAMABAD, Nov 2 (APP):The government has succeeded in eradication of polio from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).According to a spokesman of Department Aqeel Ahmad Khan, not a single polio case has been reported in tribal areas this year, Radio reported.Two polio cases were reported in South Waziristan Agency in July last year.The spokesman said ninety-seven percent children upto five years of age are being regularly administered anti-polio vaccine to eliminate the disease on permanent basis.



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