Minister of Health: Polio sample belonging to the arrivals from Asia
23-01-2013 - 11:21 AM
Denied Dr. "Mustafa Hamid," The Minister of Health and Population and no new cases of polio since 2006 until now.
He explained, "Hamid" in a special statement on Wednesday, that the rumors in the media about a resurgence of the disease is not unfounded, pointing out that the discovery of samples positive for polio in one of the areas sewage routine procedure each month.
The Minister of Health that the sample was analyzed, which were discovered Infectious Diseases Research Center, United States of America, and show that they belong and arrivals from Southeast Asia.
He explained, "Hamid" the ministry begins its vaccination campaign against polio doses exceptional for the age group less than five years, in the area of Nomadic peace Balqlliopip starting from the second half of next February.