Afghanistan polio snapshot – April 2021

Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for April 2021

In April:

  • No new Wild Poliovirus (WPV1)cases and 5 new cVDPV2 cases were confirmed.
  • 679,355 children were vaccinated against polio


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