Anti-polio drive: 13 UCs declared high risk in twin cities


Rawalpindi/Islamabad: 13 Union Councils (UCs) have been declared as high risk in the twin cities after some samples of polio virus have been found positive.
According to media reports, the anti-polio drive has been started across Punjab.
1, 91, 00,000 children of age 5 will be administered polio drops including 8, 48,250 children of district Rawalpindi.
In district Rawalpindi 5-day anti-polio campaign has been started that will continue till December 14.
13 union councils including 1 to 11 UCs, UC 22 and UC 33 has been declared as high risk after finding samples of polio virus positive.
Special attention will be paid towards these Union Councils.
547 area Incharge UC MOs, 2503 mobile teams, 5 fixed points, and 120 transit points have been set up by the District Health Rawalpindi.
Chief Executive Officer Health Dr Khalid said that teams have been directed that no negligence will be tolerated.


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