Afghanistan polio snapshot – March 2020

Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for March 2020

In March

  • 1 case of wild poliovirus were reported
  • 0.32 million children were vaccinated.
  • Permanent transit teams vaccinated 2,000,000 children and cross-border teams vaccinated 45, 019 children

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