India to get polio-free status amid rise in acute flaccid paralysis cases5 min read . Updated: 13 Jan 2014, 01:25 AM IST
Government, in its rush to get polio-free certification, has ignored increasing cases of similar ailments, say activists
New Delhi: India will on Monday be accorded “polio-free" status by the World Health Organization (WHO), with not a single case of the crippling disease being reported in the past three years, but studies show the alarming rise of another similar paralytic condition that experts suspect may be a result of increased dosage of polio drops.
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