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Punjab govt to manage polio vaccine to kids as much as 10 years | Well being

Punjab chief minister Usman Buzadar has ordered that the polio marketing campaign be fast-tracked. Photograph: File

LAHORE: The Punjab authorities on Sunday introduced that kids until the age of 10 years can be administrated polio drops after two new instances of polio surfaced in Lahore after two years.

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar was briefed in regards to the new instances of polio within the province and instructed the youngsters have been administered polio drops beneath the polio marketing campaign, nonetheless, they weren’t administered the zero dose of the vaccine.

Terming the polio virus as a harmful illness, the Punjab chief minister ordered that the age of kids be raised to 10 years and directed the associated division to take steps.

He added that the well being division groups ought to be certain that each baby is run polio drops and that no baby is left.

Expressing anger, the Punjab CM mentioned there is no such thing as a use in simply speaking and that motion ought to be taken instantly to make sure that kids are administered the vaccine. 

He added, no negligence or shortcoming can be tolerated on this regard.

The chief minister additional directed the authorities to take discover of the sewage scenario at Outfall Highway and that steps ought to be taken to supply clear water. Buzdar added an workplace of the Water and Sanitation Company ought to be established at Outfall Highway.

Punjab chief minister spokesperson Shehbaz Gill shared that the CM has directed that the polio marketing campaign be fast-tracked. He added, the chief minister has summoned all of the provincial commissioners and deputy commissioners on Monday for a gathering.


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