Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – October 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for October 2018
- 4 new cases of wild poliovirus were reported in October 2018.
- 26 385 children under the age of five were targeted during the October recovery campaign.
- 377 Permanent Transit Teams (PTTs) were operational across Afghanistan in October 2018.
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