Burkina Faso

Status: affected by circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2)

Burking Faso is affected by cVDPV2, linked to an outbreak originating in Jigawa, Nigeria.

Polio this week in Burkina Faso

  • No case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) was reported this week. There are three cVDPV2 cases in the country, all linked to the Jigawa outbreak in Nigeria.
  • Read our Burkina Faso country page for more information.

International Health Regulations

Countries affected by poliovirus transmission are subject to International Health Regulations Temporary Recommendations issued by the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Polio Eradication (issued as of December 2019).