Polio campaign to begin in Lahore on Aug 17

LAHORE: A seven day polio campaign began on August 17, Aaj News reported.

During the campaign 18000 teams will administer polio drops to over 700,000 children aged five and below, a spokesperson of the Punjab Health Ministry said.

The campaign after sample of the polio virus were discovered out from the environment.

During the campaign days special counters will be set up in government hospitals and healthcare centres across the city.