4 new polio cases confirmed in FATA, KP

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Four new cases of polio were identified in FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday. The polio monitoring and coordination cell confirmed the cases after which the total number of polio cases has mounted to 27 across the country. Polio virus was detected in 18-month-old Haneefullah of Bara, 2.5-year -old Salam of Salarzai, six-month-old Saleem of Mardan and six month-old Naureen of Lakki Marwat. The total number of polio cases in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has risen to six while thirteen polio cases have been reported in FATA. Among the 27 cases, two cases were identified earlier in Punjab.