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Four more polio cases found in Balochistan, Sindh

Saleem Shahid | Ikram Junaidi ISLAMABAD/QUETTA: Four more cases of polio have been found, taking the tally of children infected with poliovirus in the country this year to 47. According to an...

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Suspected dengue patients arrive in Pindi hospitals

RAWALPINDI: As many as 51 suspected dengue patients have been brought to Rawalpindi district hospitals including 12 to Holy Family Hospital during the first week of Ramazan. According to a report...

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Another polio case found

KARACHI: One more polio case was reported from Khairpur district on Tuesday, taking this year’s tally for Sindh to 15 and the countrywide figure to 41. According to an official, the latest case was...

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Two more polio cases detected, taking year’s tally to 41

ISLAMABAD: Two more cases of polio were found in the country over the weekend, taking the tally for the year to 41. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), Sindh and Balochistan have...

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8 killed as rain lashes several districts of KP

PESHAWAR: Eight people were killed in rain-related incidents in Peshawar Lower Dir and Mohmand tribal district on Wednesday as widespread downpour lashed different parts of the province. In the...

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Sindh reports another polio case, taking year’s tally to 13

ISLAMABAD: One more polio case was reported from Sindh on Saturday, taking this year’s tally for the province to 13 and that of the country to 37. According to an official of the National Institute...

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Three more polio cases found in KP

ISLAMABAD: Three boys have been paralysed in Khyber Paktunkhwa by the crippling polio disease, taking up the current year’s tally to 36. According to an official of the National Institute of Health,...

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Five-day polio vaccination drive begins in Balochistan today

QUETTA: A five-day vaccination campaign against polio will begin in 20 districts of Balochistan on Monday (today) during which more than 1.2 million children will be administered polio drops. The...

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Two more polio cases detected

ISLAMABAD: Two more polio cases have been found in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan, raising the tally for the current year to 27. According to an official of the National Institute of Health, a...

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Frequent anti-polio campaigns causing rise in refusal cases

Ashfaq Yusufzai Updated March 09, 2020 PESHAWAR: Frequent anti-polio campaigns have been causing increase in refusal cases with people turning against the oral polio vaccine (OPV) after developing...

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10 more killed as KP declares ‘extreme weather emergency’

PESHAWAR: At least 10 people were killed and 18 others injured in rain-related incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday as the provincial government declared “extreme weather emergency” in the...

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Heavy rain, snowfall lash parts of Balochistan

Saleem Shahid Updated March 07, 2020 QUETTA: Winter is not quite done with Balochistan as on Friday a fresh spell of torrential rain and snowfall hit several parts of the province, turning the...

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Rain claims 17 lives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PESHAWAR: At least 17 people were killed and 38 others injured in rain-related incidents across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the ongoing spell of rains. Figures compiled by the Provincial Disaster...

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China to give 50 drones, pesticides to fight locusts

ISLAMABAD: China has agreed to assist Pakistan to combat the menace of locust in various parts of the country with $5 million technical support besides providing 50 drones and 300,000 litres of...

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Three more cases of polio reported in Pakistan

Ikram Junaidi Updated February 28, 2020 ISLAMABAD: Three cases of polio have been reported from Balochistan, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) due to which the tally for the current year has reached...

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Government seeks FAO help to fight locust threat in Punjab

Amin Ahmed ISLAMABAD: The government has sought technical advice and guidance from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations on international best practices and use of...

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China to help fight locusts as major crops face danger

Amin AhmedUpdated February 19, 2020 ISLAMABAD: China is sending a team of technical experts to Pakistan to deliberate on the aerial management of locust swarms in the country. The locust swarm...

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