Anti-polio drive begins in selected high-risk districts of country

50 children faint after administering polio drops in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: A three-day anti-polio campaign begins in selected high-risk districts of all the four provinces from today.
In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, about four point five million children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops in 16 districts, during the campaign.
In Punjab, the campaign will be carried out in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Faisalabad, Multan, Rahim Yar Khan and Bahawalpur districts.
Similarly in Balochistan, anti-polio drops will be administered to more than 1.7 million children.
Special security measures have been taken for security of polio teams.


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