Afghanistan polio snapshot – August 2020

Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for August 2020

In August:

  • 6 cases of Wild Polio Virus (WPV1) were confirmed – 2 from Kandahar, 2 from Hilmand, 1 from Uruzgan, and 1 from Khost
  • 221 children with Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) -96 girls and 125 boys – were reported.

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