Anti-polio campaign in full swing

RAWALPINDI: The five-day anti-polio campaign, which began in all tehsils and towns of Pindi district entered into its fourth day on Thursday. Executive District Officer(EDO)Health Dr Fayyaz Ahmed Butt informed that the immunization campaign was in full swing.

Under the ongoing vigorous drive, EDO told reporter that 1050 polio teams 448 area incharges, 204 medical officers, and allied hospitals and Tehsil Headquarter hospitals are fully participating in the drive.

During the campaign, he said, over 825,000 children have so far administered the polio vaccine while 850,750 children while the set target of the campaign would be achieved till Sep 22.

He said that polio drops are also being administered at city transit points in order to ensure that all children should be immunized below five years of age.