4.5m kids to get polio drops

Pokhara, August 25 :

Polio drops would be administered to 4.5 million children under the age of five in the country under the National Polio Campaign this year.

It is stated the first phase of vaccination would be launched on September 2-3; second phase on October 14-15 and third phase on November 18-19.

This was informed by director of vaccination branch of Child Health Division of Department of Health Services, Dr Yashobardhan Pradhan at an interaction organised by Global Networks of Health Journalists in Pokhara today. He said the vaccination would be administered in three phases because a polio case was found in a child in Dailekh.