This Article is From Jan 15, 2016

93,000 Children In Puducherry To Be Given Polio Drops

93,000 Children In Puducherry To Be Given Polio Drops

A release from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday said around 2,000 staff would be deployed to administer the drops. (Representational Image)

Puducherry: Around 93,000 children aged below five would be administered polio drops in the union territory under the two-round Intensified Pulse Polio Immunisation Programme on January 27 and February 21.

A release from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday said around 2,000 staff would be deployed to administer the drops.

A total of 441 booths and 17 transit and border booths had been set up for the purpose, it said.