The parents have been appealed to immunize
their children and cooperate with polio teams to protect their children against the disease.
In, DI Khan 1100 teams, under supervision of 223 area in-charge to immunize
2, 76,000 children.
However, if overall immunization rates fall for any disease, or if a large percentage of families in the same community do not immunize
their children, outbreaks are more likely.
Giving district-vise detail Akbar Khan said that 964 teams will works under 148 area in-charges In Peshawar, who will immunize
It adds that the first priority of all countries concerning this issue should be to immunize
as many infants as possible with existing vaccines.
He informed that for ongoing polio campaign a target to immunize
136,600 children was set and 98% of the target set for the first two days has been achieved.
Here's another reason to immunize
your kids: so you don't become ill with a vaccine-preventable disease.
This program enables us to reach families and immunize
children who might otherwise go unprotected from these preventable diseases," Jim Martin, Wal-Mart's senior vice president of pharmacy, said in a statement.
The university's plan was initiated in response to a request to all major medical centers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention--under orders from the secretary of Health and Human Services--to identify workers who would serve as first responders in the event of an outbreak of smallpox and to immunize
them against the virus.