Polio vaccination in Pakistan

SADDA, June 17: A three-day polio vaccination campaign has concluded in Kurram Agency.

Riaz Mehsud, the political agent who is administrative head of the agency, said they had vaccinated 120,000 children in the campaign and 500 teams formed for the purpose.

He said the local Khasadar and other security forces provided security to the vaccination teams and the children were vaccinated in 32 union councils.

The political agent said a single case of polio had not been reported in Kurram Agency during the last two years while there are few parents who refuse vaccination of their children.

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