CHINIOT -At least 244,612 children under the age of five will be vaccinated during the five-day anti-polio campaign to be launched in the district from November 20.

This was crux of speeches made during a meeting of Polio Eradication Committee here the other day. The meeting was held under the chair of Deputy Commissioner Ayub Khan.

DHO Mushtaq Bashir informed the meeting that 587 teams have been formed for the administration of anti-polio drops to children which will work under 44 zonal supervisors and 114 area in-charges. Police will provide security to the anti-polio teams. "No child should be left unvaccinated," the DC said.