Polio Situation Updates - Ministry of Public Health Afghanistan

Polio Situation Updates

Polio Cases in Endemic Countries:

S/N

Country

Cases 2015

Cases 2016

Cases 2017

Date of most recent case

1

Afghanistan

20

13

6

10-Jul-2017

2

Pakistan

54

20

3

11-Jun-2017

3

Nigeria

0

4

0

21-Aug-2016

Total in endemic countries

74

37

9

 
 

*Data is as of 22, August 2017

 

Polio Cases in Afghanistan in last three years:

S/N

Region

Year

2015

2016

2017

1

Central

0

0

0

2

East

10

4

0

3

Southeast

0

7

0

4

South

3

2

5

5

North

1

0

0

6

Northeast

0

0

1

7

West

6

0

0

Total number of cases

20

13

6

 

*Data is as of 22, August 2017

The most recent case: The most recent confirmed case was reported from Zabul. The victim is a 48-month old male child from Argandab District of the Province.