KARACHI (INP) - Director of Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) Sindh chapter, Dr Mazhar Khamisani on Saturday said that polio campaign would be kicked off from March 14 instead of March 12 in Sindh to administer polio vaccine drops to 6.5 million children below the age of five years.

Talking to media persons, he said that it was decided to start polio campaign on March 12 but now it would commence from March 14. Meanwhile, GAVI Vaccinators suspended supply of polio vaccine in protest against non-payment of their salaries.

GAVI Vaccinators had locked also cold chain store situated at IIT Depot and stopped delivery of polio vaccine to various towns of Karachi in protest against non-payment of their salaries.

 which was ended after Secretary Health assured them to release the salaries in a month.