Anti-polio campaign delays in city


The anti-polio drive in 11 union councils of Karachi delayed on second day due to lack of security measurements on Sunday.

According to details, polio campaign continued for the second day but due to insufficient security, the polio workers carried out the campaign behind the schedule.

Earlier, the three days anti-polio drive was launched in 11 union councils of the city to inoculate 2,43,307 children below five. According to details, the polio campaign has been started in 11 union councils of East and West including Gujjar Union Council, Manghopir Union Council, Muzaffarabad Union Council, Muslimabad Union Council, Songal Union Council, Chisti Nagar Union Council, Islamia Colony Union Council, Rehri Union Council, Firdous Colony Union Council and Chakra Goth Union Council.

According to Health Department, 692 polio teams have been constituted for this purpose.