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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.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal 12 April

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 12, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 12 April 2024


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