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2nd phase of Pulse Polio immunisation drive held

2nd phase of Pulse Polio immunisation drive held

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, May 1, 2017 : A total of 1,40,936  children below the age of five years were administered Pulse Polio drops in the district during the second round of Pulse Polio immunisation programme  under the National Pulse Polio   scheme on April 30, Sunday thereby recording a percentage of 85.43.


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It was targeted to administer Polio drops to 1,64,965  kids  in Dakshina Kannada district.  In Bantwal taluk  91.95 % kids in the age group of below five were administered the Polio drops while Belthangady,  Puttur, Sullia, Mangaluru Rural and Mangaluru Urban too recorded a good percentage of 91.31, 88.97, 87.49,  87.58 and 71.01 respectively.

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Ramya Rao, Kodial Mon, May-1-2017, 1:02
Immunization to children is very important , before the death rate of children were more due some deadly6 diseases . Now we have been able to fight back as there have found an antidote due to which we are free from such
Sathish Kumar, Ullal Sun, April-30-2017, 11:53
Prevention is better than cure . Never be careless in giving two drops to your child in making her or him free from a deadly disease
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