The second round of pulse polio immunisation programme will be launched on February 24. In a release, Principal Secretary of Department of Health M. Madan Gopal has said that over 95 lakh doses of the polio vaccines were ready to cover 75 lakh children throughout the State in 31,000 booths. Polio immunisation booths will be set up at Bengaluru International Airport, all railway and bus-stations across the State. Over one lakh volunteers from various departments including Department of Health and Family Welfare, Women and Child Development, Education Department, ASHA workers, women’s organisations and self help groups will be deployed, he added. — Staff Reporter

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