PESHAWAR: As many as 0.754 million children under the age of five years would be administered polio drops in Peshawar during the polio campaign starting from Saturday, district administration said.
It is said that 4,200 teams have been constituted to vaccinate the children against the disease, while 5,700 police official are being deployed for the safety of polio teams.
The campaign would start from 8am to 5pm in 97 union councils of provincial metropolis. District Administration has already promulgated section 144 in the city prohibiting pillion riding during the campaign.
The district administration has requested parents to get their children immunized against polio virus and supplement the government efforts in making the country polio free besides securing the future of coming generation.