Endemic countries, Surveillance, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – November 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for November 2019
- Two cases of wild poliovirus were reported
- 5.6 million children were vaccinated.
- Permanent transit teams vaccinated 1,723,859 children and cross-border teams vaccinated 163 775 children
Exploring the ‘plus’ in PolioPlus.
To prevent a possible outbreak, WHO and national health authorities have been implementing vaccination campaigns and boosting disease surveillance.
Ensuring nomadic children receive their polio vaccines is a formidable task.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for October 2019
GPEI head Michel Zaffran sheds light on the global cVDPV2 situation, the need for type 2-containing OPV, and implications for containment
Ten years, ten heroes of polio eradication. We revisit the stories of incredible people all over the world dedicated to ending polio.