Advertisement

HindustanTimes Tue,23 Sep 2014

64,000 get immunised to polio on Day 4

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Ludhiana, June 19, 2013
First Published: 19:30 IST(19/6/2013) | Last Updated: 19:31 IST(19/6/2013)

Polio vaccines were administered to 64,047 children on Day 4 of the polio immunisation drive in the district on Wednesday.

Advertisement

The health department teams visited 1,44,131 houses in the district and children up to five years were administered polio drops.

According to the civil surgeon's office, a total of 1,587 teams were deployed for administering polio drops to children in the district. The drive will conclude on Thursday.

A total of 2,95,794 children have been vaccinated in four days during the drive. Dr Sanjeev Hans, district immunisation officer, said the teams had to administer polio drops to 3.85 lakh children during the drive.

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.hindustantimes.com
blog comments powered by Disqus

Advertisement
more from Ludhiana

Illegal ads removed from commercial buildings

To ensure implementation of Municipal Corporation Ludhiana Outdoor Advertisement Bylaws 2014, the Tehbazari wing of the municipal corporation(MC) started a drive to remove unauthorised advertising boards from various showrooms and stores running at commercial complexes on Mall Road, Ludhiana.
Advertisement

 
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved