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Anti-polio campaign starts today in 124 dists of country

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ISLAMABAD: An anti-polio campaign of varied duration will begin in 124 districts of the country from Monday (today).
During the drive, polio teams will administer vaccine drops to children less than five years age to protect them from polio disease.
The health departments of all provinces have appealed to the parents to cooperate with the government and get their children vaccinated against the polio virus.
Meanwhile, a three-day anti-polio drive begins across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Monday.
During the drive, more than 6.2 million children below the age of five will be administered polio vaccine.
The polio teams will also be available at bus stops, railway stations, Afghan refugee camps and other public places to ensure vaccination of every child.
Tight security measures have been taken for security of polio teams. – TLTP