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Papua New Guinea Confirms 3rd Polio Case, 55 Suspected

Radio New Zealand: Third PNG polio victim confirmed — 55 suspected cases
“…Three cases are now confirmed [in Papua New Guinea]; two in Morobe province in June and July and the latest a three-year-old boy from Mulitaka in Enga Province. The WHO says there are also 55 suspected cases. PNG’s Secretary of Health, Pascoe Kase, said since the first cases, surveillance had been stepped up…” (8/7).