Polio this week as of 17 September 2014
A synchronized regional mass polio vaccination campaign in central and western Africa is currently underway to vaccinate nearly 94 million children in 18 countries with oral polio vaccine (OPV).
In the Horn of Africa, current focus is on further strengthening microplans for upcoming outbreak response campaigns. Targeted approaches are being put in place and technical support has been deployed to the highest risk areas to ensure the best possible campaigns are implemented.
Wild Poliovirus (WPV) cases
Total in 2013
- in endemic countries
- in non-endemic countries
Case breakdown by country
Date of most
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