Pakistan polio update – June 2018

Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for June 2018

In June:

  • There were no new cases of wild poliovirus (WPV1) reported.
  • 1.42 million children were vaccinated against poliovirus during case response campaigns by more than 10 000   dedicated frontline workers.
  • Teams at transit points and borders successfully vaccinated 1.8 million children.

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