Pakistan polio update – December 2018

Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for December 2018

In December

  • 4 new cases of wild poliovirus cases were reported.
  • 1.6  million children were vaccinated in December 2018 at 381 Permanent Transit Points (PTPs) set up across the country.
  • 39.8 million children were vaccinated during December National Immunization Campaign (NIDs) from 10-13 December.

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