Afghanistan polio snapshot – June 2018

Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for June 2018

In June:

  • There was one new case of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1).
  • 100 000 children were vaccinated during special campaigns.
  • Permanent transit teams and cross-border vaccination teams successfully vaccinated 1.2 million children against polio.

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