Telengana Govt declares ‘Global Emergency’ against Wild Poliovirus spotted in Hyderabad

Telengana Govt declares ‘Global Emergency’ against Wild Poliovirus spotted in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Yesterday, on Tuesday, the Government of Telengana state had declared a “global emergency” when an active strain of wild poliovirus (P2 strain) was collected from the Hyderabad located drain’s water sample. Now, the government has plan to provide “preventive measure” through mass vaccination drive, in which about 3 lakh and plus children will be inoculated, from today onwards, in the city of Hyderabad and also in Ranga Reddy district too. Moreover, from Geneva, the Indian authorities had airlifted with the immediate effect about two lakh of vaccines so as…

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