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PM calls for immediate actions for complete elimination of polio in country

PM calls for immediate actions for complete elimination of polio in country
August 3, 2021 --- Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has called for immediate actions needed for the complete elimination of the poliovirus in the country on Tuesday.

It is pertinent to mention here that it emerged that no case of the crippling disease has been reported during the past six months.

During a virtual meeting on the anti-polio campaign headed by the prime minister, it was briefed that no poliovirus case has been reported in the country during the last six months.

The meeting which was also attended by SAPM on Health Dr Faisal Sultan, Dr. Shahbaz Gill, and other officials was briefed that only 14 percent of the environmental samples have been found to be carrying poliovirus.

“This was 56 percent during the last year,” the meeting was briefed with emphasis that the next six to 12 months are important in this regard.

The prime minister directed the deputy commissioners of the high-risk districts who also attended the meeting to avail the opportunity and immunize the children in their area to completely eliminate poliovirus from the country.

Imran Khan also called for utilizing all resources needed to eliminate the virus and said that immediate measures should be taken in this regard.

تازہ ترین خبریں حاصل کرنے کے لیے فوری اطلاع کی اجازت دیں

آپ کسی بھی وقت دائیں طرف نیچے بیل آئیکن پر صرف ایک کلک کے ذریعے آسانی سے سبسکرائب کر سکتے ہیں۔