Pulse Polio Immunization

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IMPHAL, Jan 18: The first round of Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization Programme will be held on January 19, 2014 throughout the state, the Directorate of Family Welfare Services, said a press release signed by director, Dr Okram Ibomcha Singh.

Children belonging to 0- 5 years of age will be administered one dose of Oral Polio Vaccine, during the day, it said.

At present India is at the stage of being declared polio free as no fresh case of Polio was reported during past three years. The state is targeting around 360911 children by opening 3609 Polio Booths, in addition to all Health Care Centres, concluded the statement.

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