Friday, May 19, 2006

Pulse Polio Immunization Campaign in Chandigarh

Chandigarh May 19:- The Chandigarh Administration today appealed to the residents to bring their children upto 5 years of age to the nearby booths on Pulse Polio Immunization Campaign to be held on May 21. The U.T. Home-cum-Health Secretary, Mr.Krishna Mohan has asked the people to make polio eradication a success. He urged the people to cooperate with the health authorities in getting their children immunized against polio. He said polio vaccine would be administered to the targeted children at 461 booths including mobile allover the Union Territory. There are about 1.22 lac children in the age group of 0-5 years. May 21 will be second round of the campaign on national immunization, the first round of the pulse polio campaign was conducted on April 9 last.
Chandigarh Desk
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