Anti-polio vaccines are safe, says Shahbaz Gill

LAHORE: Punjab authorities spokesperson, Shahbaz Gill, on Tuesday affirmed that anti-polio vaccines had been utterly protected and urged the mother and father to permit groups to manage vaccines to their kids, ARY Information reported.

In an announcement, Gill stated anti-polio marketing campaign was underway in Punjab, including it could culminate after three days.

As many as 1,97,000 kids will likely be administered anti-polio drops throughout marketing campaign within the province, he added.

The provincial authorities spokesperson stated 48,000 groups had been performing duties on the bottom. He termed the assault on the polio staff in Lahore a ‘regretting’.

Learn: Presence of active polio virus in Pakistan’s 12 cities confirmed

Final week, polio eradication programme had confirmed presence of lively polio virus in sewage of 12 large cities of the nation.

As per particulars, P-1 polio virus was discovered from the sewage of the 12 large cities together with, Peshawar, Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi, Banu, Mardan, Waziristan, Hyderabad, Sukkur and Shahdadkot.

Sources aware of the event stated holding the alarming state of affairs in view, the authorities have determined to increase age from 5 to 10 years for the administration of the anti-polio drops.

It might be famous that the polio virus’s presence in sewage water was confirmed in Karachi, Sukkur, Peshawar, Mardan, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Sukkur and different cities earlier.

Based on prime minister’s focal particular person for polio eradication, Babar Bin Atta, the primary case was reported in a four-month-old lady in Hangu, whereas one other case was detected in an eight-month-old boy in Lahore’s Shalimar City space.

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