Anti-polio drive kicks off in KP, FATA and other parts

Anti-polio campaign begins in KP, Punjab, Karachi

PESHAWAR: A special three-day anti-polio campaign began in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, Karachi and different areas of Punjab on Monday (today).
In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA, during the three-day anti-polio campaign, about five point five million children will be administered anti-polio drops.
In Punjab, about eight million children under five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops during the five-day campaign in twelve districts of the province.
These districts include Lahore, Sheikhupura, Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Layyah, Bhakkar, Mianwali, Rawalpindi and Attock, Radio Pakistan reported.
In Karachi, one point nine million children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops in 170 union councils of the city during a seven-day anti-polio drive.

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