Via The Times of India: 4 more polio cases found in Pakistan; tally jumps to 295. Excerpt:
ISLAMABAD: Four new polio cases have been reported in Pakistan, taking the number of those affected by the crippling disease to 295 this year.
According to federal health department, two new cases have been reported from Peshawar and one each from Khyber Agency in tribal areas and Qila Abdullah district in Balochistan.
The 2014 has been the toughest year for the Pakistan anti-polio programme as the number of confirmed cases is going to touch the 300 mark, the highest in the country since 1999.
During the past six months, Pakistan had topped in the world polio cases with 85 per cent of all the polio cases reported around the world. Afghanistan was second with 23 cases and Nigeria on third with six cases.