Anti-polio drive kicks off in KP


Anti-polio vaccination campaign was kicked off in various districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Thursday. According to details, first phase of the two-day anti-polio vaccination drive was launched in Bannu and South Waziristan.

Coordinator Emergency Operation Centre Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Abdul Basit said that anti-polio vaccinate would be administered to 1, 64,680 children during the campaign. He said that decision of launched polio vaccination campaign was taken after first polio case surfaced in the said areas during ongoing year. The coordinator further stated that 825 teams have been constituted for administering anti-polio vaccine.