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Aims to immunize more than 40 million children against polio: Dr Faisal Sultan

Special Assistant Dr. Faisal Sultan said that the target is to immunize more than 40 million children against polio.

Dr. Faisal Sultan launched the 4th National Anti-Polio Campaign of the Year by vaccinating children against polio.

On this occasion, Dr. Faisal Sultan said that anti-polio campaign is starting from December 10 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, while anti-polio campaign is starting from December 13 in the rest of the country.

He said that additional dose of Vitamin A would also be given in the anti-polio campaign.

He also said that children should be vaccinated for a healthy future, parents should open their doors for polio workers, parents should contact helpline 1166 for complaints and information.

Dr. Faisal Sultan said that 1300 temporary corona vaccine centers have been set up across the country and more than 290,000 front line workers are participating in the campaign.

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