Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan Polio Update – January 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for January 2018
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 39 million children were vaccinated against poliovirus by a team of almost 260 000 dedicated frontline workers.
- Teams at transit points and borders successfully vaccinated 1.5 million children.
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