1707309 children administered polio vaccine in JK

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Srinagar

On the first day of Pulse Polio Immunization Programme, 1707309 children in the age bracket of 0-5 years were administered oral polio vaccine today throughout Jammu and Kashmir.

In the Kashmir division, 948568 children were vaccinated against the crippling disease which amounted to 89 percent of the total target.

Whereas, in Jammu division, 758741 children were given polio drops amounting to 83 percent of the total target children.

Respective divisional and district administrations have made elaborate arrangements to cover all the children in the age group of 0-5 years.

Health workers and volunteers shall carry out door-to-door visit in their allotted areas to ensure no child is left out of the vaccination programme.

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