KHANEWAL - Five days anti-polio drive will commence from August 17 across the district. Strategy has been devised to keep polio workers and kids safe from Covid-19 during the drive. District Anti-Polio Committee meeting led by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Agha Zaheer Abbas Sherazi was held on Saturday. DC ordered to hold mock exercise for polio teams regarding standard operating procedures (SOPs) before start of polio drive. Agha Zaheer Abbas said that face masks and sanitizers would be provided to all polio workers during the drive.

The screening of polio workers would also be made before the drive on daily basis. The 100 per cent polio drive targets would be achieved.

DC hailed CEO Health Dr Maria and her team over better performance during action against quacks.

He also reviewed anti-corona and dengue drives during the meeting.