LAHORE - Over 18 million children of up to 5 years of age will be administered polio vaccine drops during three immunization campaign starting in the province on Monday (today). Vitamin A dose will also be given to the children of six months of age.

Adviser to Chief Minister Punjab on Health Kh Salman Rafiq has said that 39877 teams have been constituted for carrying out campaign. He said that 35000 mobile team would visit door to door while special teams have been deputed on the entry points of the province, Railway stations, bus terminal, airports and toll plazas on highways for vaccination of traveling children. He appealed to the parents to get their children vaccinated against polio to protect them from permanent disability.