Second polio case surfaced in Karachi within 3 months

10:11 AM | 6 Dec, 2017
Second polio case surfaced in Karachi within 3 months
KARACHI – Within three months, a second police case has surfaced in the metropolis, exposing the efforts of the authorities against the disease.

This time the crippling disease has hit a five-month-old boy, belong to an Afghan family in Gadap’s Union Council-4, reported local media quoting an official of provincial health ministry.

Officials claimed that the boy had been administered the anti-polio vaccine, adding that the virus had attacked the boy affecting both legs. The officials saw a weak immune system as a major cause.  The victim has been identified as Zaibullah, son of Ghulam Sakhi.

The first case in three months surfaced in Karachi when the virus attacked a seven-year-old boy, who also hailed from an Afghan family. The parents of the child had refused to vaccinate him. Earlier, a case reported in Sindh in October 2016.


Pakistani Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 20 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 20, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72


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