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Anti-measles drive launched countrywide

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Monday launched the national immunization drive against measles, under which children aging nine months to five years will be vaccinated during October 15-27. The President initiated the campaign here at the Poly Clinic Hospital as part of the government’s Expanded Programme of Immunization. President Dr Alvi said around 34.6 million children would be vaccinated at outreach sites and public health facilities across the country. He said given the high number of children that died…