The officials say that 40 million children below five years age would be administered anti-polio vaccine across the country.
LAHORE: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-Sept 21st, 2020) A five-day nationwide polio eradication campaign began on Monday.
The health officials said that 40 million children below five years age would be administered anti-polio vaccine across the country.
This was the first nationwide campaign in the country after its four-month suspension due COVID-19 outbreak. The scope of this campaign is much larger and seeks to vaccinate all children under the age of five through door-to-door visits by almost 270,000 vaccinators all over the country.
The polio vaccinators received a comprehensive training on how to vaccinate children safely within the COVID-19 context.