Health Ministry actively screening people in areas surrounding polio case

Published on 9 Dec 2019 4:19:54 PM

The Health Ministry has been actively looking out for symptoms of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP), which shares features of poliomyelitis, in surrounding areas of the house of the three-month-old boy infected with polio in Tuaran, Sabah.

The last polio case in Malaysia occurred in 1992, and in 2000, the country was declared polio free.

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