Afghanistan Polio Snapshot – April 2019

Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for April 2019

In April:

  •  4 cases of wild poliovirus were reported in April 2019.
  • 9.2 million children under the age of five were targeted during the March National Immunization Days (NIDs)—conducted between 1-5 April 2019.
  • 578 Permanent Transit Teams (PTTs) were operational across Afghanistan in April 2019.

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