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Pakistan Polio Update – December 2017
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for December 2017
The Pakistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Pakistan.
- No new cases of wild poliovirus (WPV1) were detected.
- More than 22 million children living in high-risk areas were vaccinated against poliovirus by a team of almost 143 000 dedicated frontline workers.
- Teams at transit points and borders successfully vaccinated 1 460 000 children.
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