Today is Pulse Polio Day-\”Two drops of life\”

By-Dr.Pradeep Jain

The global initiative to eradicate poliomyelitis  is the largest international disease control effort ever. Remarkable progress has been made since the initiative began in 1988. The number of global polio cases declined from an estimated 350,000 cases to just over 7000 in 1999 and few cases in later years. The polio virus transmission is interrupted from every source.Today PULSE POLIO day so that every child from 0 to 5 year has to be covered and two drops of vaccine are given to them to save our future generations from this disease.\"\"\"\"

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