LAHORE: A 3-day anti-polio marketing campaign will start in six districts of Punjab tomorrow (Monday).
Lahore, Multan, Sargodha, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin and Chakwal are the districts the place youngsters below the age of 5 will probably be administered anti-polio drops.
Through the three-day marketing campaign, polio vaccines will probably be administered to greater than 2.eight million youngsters.
Practically, 11,000 groups will go door-to-door to immunise the youngsters under the age of 5.
Final month, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa had reported two extra polio circumstances, rising the variety of the circumstances to 80 in Pakistan and 59 in KP this yr.
The Nationwide Institute of Well being Islamabad (NIH) confirmed the 2 new polio circumstances reported from LakkiMarwat and Tank districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
9-month-old male little one from Bakhmal Ahmadzai in Sara-e-Naurang in LakkiMarwat district and 14-month previous boy from Pai space in Tank district turned the 2 victims of poliovirus.
Pakistan this yr has reported 80 polio circumstances, of which KP alone reported 59 circumstances.