DISEASE UPDATE: ANTI-POLIO VACCINATION CAMPAIGNS KICK START IN PAKISTAN -

DISEASE UPDATE: ANTI-POLIO VACCINATION CAMPAIGNS KICK START IN PAKISTAN

A 12-day special anti-polio vaccination campaign has commenced in three districts of Kohistan in Pakistan which started from Monday. More than 85000 children aged under five year will be administered anti-polio drops during the campaign, said Provincial Health Department. Meanwhile, on the same day a three-day anti-polio vaccination campaign will also begin in district Torghar.

As many as 14000 children will be vaccinated during the three-day campaign in the district. A comprehensive security plan has been devised by the provincial government for security of polio vaccination teams.

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