Oct 18, 2012

2.2m Children in Balochistan to be Vaccinated Polio

Via: Dailytimes
 A three-day anti-polio campaign will kick off today (Monday) across Balochistan, covering 30 districts. At least 2,234,425 children below the age of five years will be administered anti-polio vaccine during the drive, for which the government has formed 6,095 teams – comprising health workers and volunteers – to ensure 100 percent coverage. At least three polio cases were reported in Quetta in during the current year. Addressing a press conference, the focal person of the anti-polio campaign, Dr Ghafar Lashari, said that polio is a dangerous virus that has been driven out of almost all countries.
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