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19th January: National Immunization Day

  • The National Immunization Day (NID) is observed every year on 19th January 2020 throughout the county to maintain the NO POLIO status.
  • On this occasion, A nationwide program to administer polio drops to children below 5 years is organized.
  • In India, the Pulse Polio Immunization program was launched in 1995.
  • The Vellore city of Tamil Nadu state became the first Indian city/ district to become 100% polio-free.

Published On : 19 Jan 2020

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