Anti-polio campaign underway in country

  • Posted at: 17 May, 2017, in Health



PESHAWAR: A three-day anti-polio drive is in progress in different parts of the country.  
More than six point six million children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio vaccine in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA.According to a spokesman of Punjab Health Department, the campaign is being held in Multan, Khanewal, Faisalabad, Hafizabad and Rawalpindi districts.Over two million children will be administered anti-polio vaccine in thirty districts of Balochistan.In Muzaffarabad, more than one hundred and twenty thousand children will be vaccinated against the disease.In Gilgit-Baltistan, over two hundred and thirty-six thousand children will be administered anti-polio vaccine drops.Teams of health workers will also available at railway stations, bus stands and public places to ensure that every child is vaccinated. –SAMAA/APP

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