Bengaluru’s BBMP vaccinates 4,71,593 children in 11 hours to tackle polio
20, Jan 2020, 4:13 PM IST
Bengaluru: The first phase of BBMP’s anti-polio vaccination drive in 2020 that kickstarted on Sunday witnessed 82% completion in a few hours.
Children aged under five years were vaccinated at various transit points near construction sites like metros, melas and bazaars.
Out of the set target of 5,71,125, children, 4,71,593 were vaccinated on Sunday.
According to BBMP commissioner BH Anil Kumar, the drive will continue for few more days and the staff will take up door-to-door campaigns to vaccinate other children.