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Three-day anti-polio campaign begins from today in Peshawar

Peshawar: In 13 districts of Peshawar in Khyber Pakhtun Khawa,  three-day anti-polio campaign begins from October 10 (today), polio drops would be given to more than 30 lakh children of under five years old during the campaign.

The anti-polio campaign is being observed in 7 districts of Southern, 4 central districts of Sawat and the district of Torghar. According to Health Ministry, polio viruses have been found in Peshawar and Dera Ismail Khan, while number of parents are decreasing who don’t make their children polio drops.

Whereas, 9,876 teams have been formed for polio campaign, in which 8,444 mobiles and 863 fixed teams have been included.However, 502 transit points have been set.

In regards to anti-polio campaign all arrangements have been complated, whereas, 15 polio cases have been reported fro Peshawar during the fascal year.