• Follow Us: 

No New Case of Polio in 18 Months: PM

  By posted Aug 18th 2012
Buzz


No New Case of Polio in 18 Months: PM

* Text Courtesy IANS

*Images courtesy: Reuters


(IANS) No new case of polio had been reported in the country in the last one and a half years, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.

Addressing the nation on India's 66th Independence Day, the prime minister said: "India does not figure in the list of countries affected by this disease."

Th World Health Organisation (WHO) took India, which in 2009 had more polio cases than any other nation in the world, off its polio endemic list early this year after not a single case of the crippling disease was reported for over a year.

India, Pakistan, Nigeria and Afghanistan are the four countries where polio is still endemic.

 

TAGS: No, New case, Polio, Months

 

Food Facts

How Eating Fish Helps with Weight Loss

When it comes to fish, most people tend to either love it or hate it. If you already love...

 Read More»

 

Sex Talk

15 Things That Are Killing Your Sex Drive

Having a healthy sex life is a great way to stay fit, happy and connected with your...

 Read More»

 

Skincare

5 Essential Tips for Radiant and Glowing Skin

Everyone is in search of a secret product for glowing skin. But what they fail to...

 Read More»

 

in focus

Monsoon Special

 

editor's pick

most popular

ACROSS THE NET