Polio Vaccination Target Achieved In High Risk Areas

Polio vaccination target achieved in high risk areas

Health teams on Friday claimed to have achieved polio vaccination target set for high risk areas of the city and cantonment under a five-day drive which concluded on March 20

RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th Mar, 2020 ) :Health teams on Friday claimed to have achieved polio vaccination target set for high risk areas of the city and cantonment under a five-day drive which concluded on March 20.

Talking to APP,Incharge Anti-polio drive Chaudary Muhammad Hussain said over 413,000 children, below five years age, were administered anti-polio drops during the campaign launched in 46 union councils of the city , 28 union councils of Rawalpindi and Chaklala Cantonment Boards and 15 union councils of rural areas of Tehsil Rawalpindi which have been declared high-risk areas.

He said the purpose for launching the special drive was the presence of Mono type 2 polio virus in union council Girja,tehsil Rawalpindi.

The Deputy Commissioner Capt�Anwar ul Haq monitored the campaign and visited various areas to inspect the working of polio teams,he added.

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