More than 300,000 to receive anti-polio vaccine: DCO

National polio vaccination drive will begin in the country from September 27 under which about 300,000 children will be vaccinated against the crippling disease in four tehsils of district Nankana Sahib.

DCO Nankana, Nabeel Javed, while talking to media on Friday said that for the four tehsils–Sanglahill, Shahkot, Safdarabad, and Nankana a total of 630 mobile teams have been constituted and 82 fixed centres have been set up to vaccinate all under five children.

“Even if some children remain left out they will be vaccinated during a special two-day camp”, explained the DCO who has appealed for cooperation from the parents.