Pakistan polio snapshot – May 2019

Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for May 2019

In May 

  • 9 new cases of wild poliovirus cases were reported in May 2019.
  • 1.07 million children were vaccinated during the May Case Response Campaigns.
  • 1.4 million children were vaccinated at 408 Permanent Transit Points.

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