Puducherry anti-polio team to make house calls

Mop-up drive to target children who missed out on vaccine

Health Department volunteers will undertake house-to-house visits on Tuesday for children who missed polio vaccination during the Intensified Pulse Polio Immunisation campaign held on Sunday.

A mop-up drive was launched on Monday to reach out to missed-out children.

The drive on Tuesday would be the last follow-up round to cover the targeted population of children in the 0-5 age group, the department said.

According to updated data, 91,227 children have received the oral vaccine.

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