KARACHI: Despite unpredictable weather conditions in Karachi, the nine-day special vaccination campaign to protect children against polio began in 10 different towns on Monday.
During the campaign that is being managed by the Emergency Operation Centre for Polio (EOCP), around 1,529,487 under the age of five years would be administrated Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV).
Another estimated number of 1,483,602 children, aged between four to five years were to be injected with the Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) so as to be provided with additional protection, supplementing the immunity they previously received through repeated oral polio vaccination.
These children belonged to 106 union councils of …read more
Source: Pakistan Today