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Anti-Polio Campaign to Begin in KP, FATA, Baluchistan

Peshawar (October 29, 2017): A three-day anti-polio campaign will begin in twelve districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on Monday.

The districts include Peshawar, Charsadda, Mardan, Swabi, Swat, Kohat, Karak, Hangu, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Tank and D.I.Khan.

About forty-seven lac children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops during the campaign.

Tight security measures have been taken to ensure security of polio teams.

Three-day anti-polio drive in nineteen districts of Balochistan will also start from Monday.

According to Provincial Coordinator Polio Emergency Operation Centre during the drive 1.8 million children up to five year of age will be administered anti-polio vaccine.

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