The recently launched ‘Mission Indradhanush’ targets how many preventable diseases?

The recently launched ‘Mission Indradhanush’ targets how many preventable diseases?
[A]Five
[B]Six
[C]Seven
[D]Ten

Seven
The government has launched ‘Mission Indradhanush’ that aims to cover all un-vaccinated or partially vaccinated children by the year 2020, against seven vaccine preventable diseases including diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, tuberculosis, measles and hepatitis B.. As per reports, four special vaccination campaigns will be conducted under the programme, between January and June next year. Around 201 districts will be covered in the first phase and 297 will be targeted for the second phase.

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