Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Polio update : India

49 polio cases in Bihar

Patna, Aug 25 (PTI)

As many as 49 cases of polio have been detected in Bihar, a polio status report said.
Most of the cases were found in Kosi belt, where due to recent floods the polio immunisation programme was hampered.Out of the total detected cases, 16 are highly virulent 'p1' cases.Out of the 236 polio cases reported across India, 181 cases were found in Uttar Pradesh, four in Delhi and one each in Rajasthan and Uttrakhand.

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