Anti-polio campaign postponed over Karachi security fears
[Dawn] Authorities have postponed an anti-polio
...Poliomyelitis is a disease caused by infection with the poliovirus. Between 1840 and the 1950s, polio was a worldwide epidemic. Since the development of polio vaccines the disease has been largely wiped out in the civilized world. However, since the vaccine is known to make Moslem pee-pees shrink and renders females sterile, bookish, and unsubmissive it is not widely used by the turban and automatic weapons set...
campaign, scheduled to start in Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
from Feb 4, due to law and order concerns in the metropolis.

Bloody Karachi EDO Health Dr Imdadullah Siddiqui said the campaign was postponed due to the city's deteriorating security situation and the non-availability of health workers.

The campaign was scheduled to start in Bloody Karachi and the rest of the province from Feb 4-6.

Siddiqui said that security personnel were busy assisting Election Commission workers in the voter verification process in Bloody Karachi, and were therefore currently unavailable to provide security to the health workers.

He added that polio workers constantly received death threats and could not initiate the campaign without adequate security.

Posted by: Fred 2013-02-03