polio cases in the India has hit a record low of 41 this year against 650 cases reported last year

According to the latest report of Global Polio Eradication Initiative, the number of polio cases in the India  has hit a record low of 41 this year against 650 cases reported last year. The report says that only 19 cases have been reported this year are from key reservoir areas of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The two states had accounted for 600 cases last year. In an extra ordinary achievement no cases have been reported in India in September to October. Maximum transmission of polio virus takes  place during this period.

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