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Antipolio drive begins in KP, Balochistan on Monday

Date: March 24, 2019 Author: AsiaNet Pakistan Category: Business & Finance General Short URL Comments: 0

A threeday antipolio campaign will begin in twentyfive districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and twentyone districts of Balochistan tomorrow (Monday).

About five point six million children up to five years of age will be administered antipolio vaccine in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the campaign. In Balochistan, one point seven million children up to five years of age would be administered antipolio drops.

Similarly, all age antipolio vaccination campaign will also be started at PakAfghan border in Torkham from tomorrow to eradicate circulation of polio virus between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Source: Radio Pakistan