Karachi anti-polio drive begins today, 34 union councils to be visited

KARACHI (Staff Reporter) A two-day anti-polio vaccine campaign will start today (Friday) in 34 sensitive union councils in the metropolis.

Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed a better monitoring mechanism to ensure that children do not miss out on any excuses.

Read more: Five new polio cases were reported nationwide

Earlier, six more polio cases were reported in the country, which has been confirmed by the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in two provinces of Sindh.

The first incident in Sindh was a three-year-old boy in Union Council Lalu-rink in Qamar district, national health sources said.

In another case in the province, a 12-year-old boy was infected with a polio virus in Union Council Sehwan, Jamshoro District.

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