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National Polio Immunisation Day rescheduled to Jan 31

In view of the COVID-19 vaccination drive, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has rescheduled the ‘National Polio Immunisation Day’ to January 31.

President Ramnath Kovind will launch the Polio National Immunisation Day on January 30, 2021.

The President will administer polio drops to some children at the Rashtrapati Bhawan at 11.45 am, the Ministry said.

“Due to countrywide COVID-19 vaccination drive scheduled to be rolled out on January 16, the MoHFW in consultation with the office of President of India has rescheduled the Polio vaccination day to January 31, 2021,” the Government of India said on Thursday.


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