Anti-polio campaign begins nationwide

Web Desk: A week-long anti-polio campaign begins across the country on Monday.

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Around thirty nine million children under the age of five will be administered anti-polio drops.

Two hundred and sixty thousand polio workers are participating in the drive which will go door to door to administer anti-polio drops to the children.

PM’s Focal Person for Polio eradication Babar Bin Atta in a statement said the current season is suitable for the eradication of polio.

Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded the efforts of Pakistan for polio eradication.

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that Pakistan would soon become a polio free state though joint efforts and expressed satisfaction over the measures and reforms taken by the government.

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