Coronavirus second wave to delay polio drive in Hazara: Commissioner
PESHAWAR: Commissioner Hazara division Riaz Khan Mehsud on Tuesday expressed concern over increasing cases of coronavirus across the division at a high level meeting requesting the government to delay the polio vaccination drive. In an official communiqué, he called for concentrating more on controlling corona cases and preparing for any emergency situation. The meeting was attended by all deputy commissioners of Hazara division, district health officers and representatives of line departments. The meeting discussed in detail the recent update of corona and polio in the division. The officials of health department expressed fear due to decrease in the mercury level the corona cases could increase considerably. They said that in such a situation it would be difficult to manage and carry out anti polio vaccination drive. - APP e