Pakistan reports 50th polio case in 2014

PESHAWAR: With a staggering increase of 800% in the number of polio cases, Pakistan reported its 50th polio case of the current year here Tuesday. It again exposed the poor performance of the highly-paid officials of the polio programme and the provincial polio monitoring and coordination cell set up to eradicate the polio virus.

According to the international website of polio eradication, Pakistan had reported six polio cases only during the corresponding period last year whereas this year the number has hit fifty…