In UNICEF told about the countries where there are cases of polio

UN 13 Jun — RIA Novosti. Polio is found only in three countries — Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan, the statement said the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

“Thirty years ago, polio paralyzed 350 thousand children in the world in more than 125 countries, but due to the extraordinary efforts of governments, health workers, donors and global initiatives to eradicate polio, the virus has been eliminated everywhere except in three countries — Afghanistan, Nigeria, Pakistan,” — said in the UNICEF statement.

It is noted that to date, recorded only a few cases.

During the conference in Atlanta on the eve of a number of States and charitable organizations have contributed over 1 billion US dollars to eradicate polio.