Pakistan polio update – November 2018

Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2018


In November:

  • There were no wild poliovirus cases reported.
  • 1.6 million children were vaccinated in October 2018 at 390 Permanent Transit Points (PTPs).
  • 21.9 million children were vaccinated in 94 districts of the country during November SNID campaign from 12-15 November.

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