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Week-long nationwide anti-polio campaign continues in full swing
February 27, 2024

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A week-long nationwide anti-polio campaign that began yesterday continues in full swing.

Polio workers are visiting door to door to administer anti-polio drops to the children below the age of five.

Forty-five point eight million children are expected to be vaccinated against the crippling disease during the second drive of this year.

Children will also be given Vitamin A supplements to boost their immunity.

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, anti-polio drive started in Lakki Marwat and Dera Ismail Khan districts in first phase. In second phase, anti-polio drive will be conducted in thirty-three districts of the province from 3rd to 9th of next month.

Meanwhile, strict security arrangements have been made to provide security to the polio workers.