Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – May 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for May 2018
- There was one new case of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1).
- 9.9 million children under five years of age were targeted during national immunization days in 399 districts of 34 provinces.
- Permanent transit teams successfully vaccinated 1 108 591 children against polio, whilst cross-border teams vaccinated 78 075 children.
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Statements by Regional Director EMRO and United Nations in the country
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