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Afghanistan polio snapshot – April 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for April 2018
- No new cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) were reported.
- 6 million children under five years of age were targeted during sub-national immunization days in 187 districts of 24 provinces.
- Permanent transit teams successfully vaccinated 1 154 828 children against polio, whilst cross-border teams vaccinated 70 893 children.
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