Sewage Water Samples Tested Positive For Polio Virus In Mardan: Senior Minister
Senior Provincial Minister for Tourism Sports and Culture, Atif Khan Monday said the water sample collected from gutters in Mardan
MRDAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Apr, 2019 ) :Senior Provincial Minister for Tourism sports and Culture, Atif Khan Monday said the water sample collected from gutters in Mardan have been tested positive for polio virus therefore the upcoming anti-polio campaign starting from April 22 is of paramount importance for the district The senior formally inaugurated the three-day anti-polio drive by administering polio drops to the children up to the age of five years at his Hujra Mardan House on Monday.
The officials of WHO, UNICEF and other concerned departments were present on the occasion.
He underscored the need for making the vaccination campaign effective against ten diseases. People must bring in the notice of the health authorities if vaccination against the diseases was not carried out in their areas.