World Bulletin / News Desk
Afghanistan has reported its first case of polio since 2001 after doctors diagnosed a 3-year-old with the illness.
The Afghan health ministry immediately ordered a mass ordered a vaccination campaign across the capital
The diagnosed girl belongs to a very poor community of Kuchis near the eastern suburbs of Kabul, where running water and electricity is scarce.
It is believed the child contracted the disease through her father, a taxi driver who often drives to Pakistan where polio is endemic as polio strain in the two countries is identical.Last Mod: 11 Şubat 2014, 12:13