Afghanistan polio snapshot – October 2018

Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for October 2018

In October

  • 4 new cases of wild poliovirus were reported in October 2018.
  • 26 385 children under the age of five were targeted during the October recovery campaign.
  • 377 Permanent Transit Teams (PTTs) were operational across Afghanistan in October 2018.

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