The National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) notified two more polio cases in Bajaur tribal district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Saturday. According to the NEOC, the National Institute of Health has isolated wild poliovirus from the stool sample of a three-year month-old boy Abdur Rehman and a seven year-old girl Nabila who are residents of village Jaba Manzai, Union Council Tali, Tehsil Salarzai of district Bajaur. The children were paralysed because of the virus respectively on December 29, 2018 and December 31, 2018. Stool samples were collected to inspect the presence of poliovirus on January 8, 2019, and January 7 from Abdur Rehman and Nabila respectively. The laboratory isolated wild poliovirus from stools and confirmed both to be the polio cases which were notified by NEOC today on January 19. Both the children received more than seven doses of oral polio vaccine and zero doses of essential/routine vaccination. Published in Daily Times, January 21st 2019.