MR drive: Over 10.5m kids immunized in South Punjab

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Pakpattan district topped in Measles, Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign in Punjab with 117 percent coverage while Muzaffargarh secured second position with 116 pc coverage and Rajanpur stood 3rd with 114 pc coverage in the province.

A spokesperson for health Department South Punjab informed that during the campaign, 15,953,941 children were vaccinated in all 11 districts of South Punjab against the total target of 14,843,783.

He quoted Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department South Punjab Tanveer Iqbal Tabassum as saying that the national measles and rubella prevention campaign in South Punjab like other parts of the country has been successfully completed.

He said this while addressing a briefing here on Monday that the National MR Prevention campaign held from November 15 to 27, has been completed successfully across South Punjab, the spokesperson stated.—APP

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