1,168,300 Children To Be Vaccinated Against Measles In Faisalabad

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1,168,300 children to be vaccinated against measles in Faisalabad

As many as 1,168,300 children from age six months to seven years will be administered safety injections from measles during a 13-day campaign of anti measles to be started from October 15 in the district.

FAISALABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 13th Oct, 2018 ) :As many as 1,168,300 children from age six months to seven years will be administered safety injections from measles during a 13-day campaign of anti measles to be started from October 15 in the district.

Deputy Commissioner Syed Ahmad Fawad inaugurated the campaign here at Govt General Hospital Samnabad. CEO District Health Authority Dr Mushtaq Sipra, DHO Dr Asif Shahzad, MS Dr Asfand Yar, District Coordinator Epidemic diseases Bilal Ahmad and other doctors were also present.

The DC said the anti-measles campaign was very important to save children from the disease. He urged upon parents to cooperate with teams of the health department about thedrive.

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