Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – February 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for February 2018
The Afghanistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Afghanistan.
- No new cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) were reported.
- 5.9 million children under five years of age were targeted during subnational immunization days across 22 provinces.
- Permanent transit teams successfully vaccinated 1 055 488 children against polio, whilst cross-border teams vaccinated 57 833 children.
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Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for June 2018
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