Afghanistan polio snapshot – July 2019

Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for July 2019

In July:

  • 2 cases of wild poliovirus were reported.
  • 2.1 million individuals were vaccinated.
  • Permanent Transit Teams (PTTs) vaccinated 1 994 815 children, and cross-border teams vaccinated 147 622 children against polio.

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