Afghanistan polio snapshot – February 2019

Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for February 2019

In February:

  • 1 case of wild poliovirus was reported in February 2019.
  • 5.8 million children under the age of five were targeted during the February Supplementary Immunization Activities (SNIDs).
  • 546 Permanent Transit Teams (PTTs) were operational across Afghanistan in February 2019.

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