Polio case area under watch


PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry is looking out for symptoms of Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), which shares the features of poliomyelitis, at the surrounding areas of the three-month-old boy’s house in Tuaran, Sabah, who was infected with polio, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

The Health Minister said that to contain the spread of the infection, the ministry has screened 661 people until Dec 7 in that area. No cases of AFP were found.

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