Which state government has launched an immunization campaign against F

| Which state government has launched an immunization campaign against Filaria?

A. Rajasthan

B. Gujarat

C. Madhya Pradesh

D. Uttar Pradesh

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SOLUTION

• Uttar Pradesh Health & Family Welfare Minister Jai Pratap Singh has launched a massive immunization campaign against the filariasis or Filaria.

• Under this campaign, more than 65 thousand teams of health workers will distribute medicines to around 6.5 crore people till 10 December.

• This year, the state’s 19 districts have been divided into double drug and triple-drug categories in which they will be provided DEC tablet, Albendazole, and ivermectin.

• The union government has set the year 2021 as the deadline for complete eradication of filaria in the country.

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