South Darfur records new polio case

August 10, 2020 (Nyala) The Ministry of Health of South Darfur, has announced that it recorded  a new  case of polio in kass, South Darfur.

The director of the state’s Ministry of Health, Dr. Mohamed Idris told Darfur 24, that the case was recorded in  Kass , south Darfur.

Mohamed Idris added that  the patient had  recently come from neighboring Chad.

Idris said, the ministry has sent a team to the area of the affected child to conduct the necessary investigation, and vaccination campaigns against poliovirus will follow in the coming days.

Sudan was declared polio-free in the year 2019 , as the last case was recorded in the year 2009, while the last case was recorded in South Darfur in 2007.

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