Pakistan: Polio Update - March 2018

from Government of Pakistan
Published on 31 Mar 2018 View Original

The Pakistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Pakistan.

In March:

One new case of wild poliovirus (WPV1) was detected.
4 million children were vaccinated against poliovirus by a team of almost 260 000 dedicated frontline workers.
Teams at transit points and borders successfully vaccinated 1.6 million children.