One polio case recorded in Bono Region

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The Bono Regional Health Directorate has begun the immunization of polio vaccine in Jaman North District of Bono Region, Mr James Yeboah, a health promotion officer at Sunyani Municipal Health Directorate said on Thursday.

He said a polio case was recorded recently at a private health facility called Dexter Clinic at Penkwase in Sunyani Municipality when a three year old child was diagnosed with the disease.

 The health promotion officer said the child was brought from Jaman North so the health authorities felt the urgent need to carry out the immunization exercise in that district to forestall its spread.

He added Sunyani and environs had so far not recorded any polio case and the said child was responding to treatment. Mr Yeboah disclosed the polio vaccination exercise would be carried out in Sunyani Municipality next year.

www.arkfmonline.com / Rosemond Kissiwaa

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