Anti-Polio drive begins in different parts of country

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Anti-Polio drive begins in different parts of country

A three-day anti-polio campaign underway in Sindh, FATA, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and six districts of Punjab.

More than six point six million children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tribal areas.

Over two point five million children would be administered anti-polio drops in Kasur, Sargodha, Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Hafizabad and Rawalpindi districts of Punjab during the campaign.

In Gilgit Baltistan, two hundred and twenty thousand children up to five years of age will be administered anti polio drops.

In Kotli district, of Mirpur division one hundred forty-two thousand children upto five years of age would be administered anti-polio drops.

Five day anti-polio drive begins in fifteen districts of Balochistan today while the drive in remaining fifteen districts will be started next week.

More than one point three million children under the age of five years will be administered anti-polio drive.

Polio teams are also available at railway stations, bus stands and public places to ensure administering anti-polio drops to every child.

Special security measures have been taken to ensure security of polio teams.