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KP Also Launches Door-to-Door Vaccination Campaign

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) Health Ministry has launched a door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination drive in Peshawar, Mardan, Swat, Mansehra, and Abbottabad, the five high-risk districts of the province.

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According to details, teams of District Health Authorities (DHA), consisting of medical technicians and qualified lady health workers, will go door-to-door to vaccinate people aged above 18 years in all tehsils and union councils of these districts till 10 August.


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All DHA teams deployed for the campaign have been issued special instructions and informed that no negligence during the door-to-door drive would be tolerated.

The provincial Health Ministry has launched the door-to-door vaccination campaign after health experts warned that the Delta variant could rear its head in the province as it is 20% more transmissible and reduces the efficacy of antibodies by 50%.


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A Health Ministry spokesperson said that the door-to-door vaccination campaign has been launched in five high-risk districts in the first phase. The campaign will be extended to the remaining districts of the province in the next stage.

Earlier this week, Punjab’s Health Ministry also launched a two-week-long door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, and Multan.

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