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Over 25 million children vaccinated in polio vaccination campaign

ISLAMABAD: Nationwide polio vaccination campaign in Pakistan has reached more than 25 million children younger than age of five, the health ministry said.

campaign was launched on October 24, covering 83 districts, including high-risk areas particularly susceptible to the polio virus, the ministry said in a statement. in statement.

Approximately 216,800 trained and dedicated polio workers were involved. in graft drive graft children under the age of five on the doorstep, the statement said.

it added that the polio virus has been identified in wastewater samples in 11 districts of Pakistan.

next national campaign will be launched on November 21 across the country of South Asia, the ministry said.

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