A video goes viral wherein the younger boy, aged 9-10, climbed on a tree whereas well being division staff and his members of the family attempt to persuade him to get the immunization.
In line with studies, the boy ultimately climbed down after his mother and father persuaded him that the vaccine photographs got for the kids’s safety.
On November 15, the federal government launched a nationwide anti-measles and anti-rubella marketing campaign to immunize kids. It can proceed until the 27th.
Roughly 386,000 well being staff have been employed throughout the nation for the two-week marketing campaign.
Pakistan reported 664 cases of measles final yr, together with 4 deaths. The variety of instances has risen to 2,400 whereas 38 have misplaced their lives as a result of illness throughout this yr.
Medical specialists mentioned that booster photographs are being administered to kids with a purpose to safe them from the illness.