TAMIL NADU

Pulse polio programme

CHENNAI: The second round of the pulse polio programme will be held in the State on February 1, according to a release.

The government intends to cover all those children left out during the last phase of polio vaccination in addition to the targeted 70 lakh children. The release underlines the safety of the oral polio vaccine, urging parents to bring their children for vaccination. A total of 40,399 immunisation booths will be set up in government hospitals, anganwadi centres, schools, primary health centres, bus stands, railway stations and tourist spots. – Special Correspondent

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