At-risk countries, Certification, Containment
Coffee with polio experts: Containment of polioviruses with Dr Arlene King
We speak to Dr Arlene King, Chair of the RCC for the Americas, and GCC Containment Working Group, about the vital importance of safe and secure containment of polioviruses and the risk and responsibility that come with retaining the pathogen.
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.
GPEI head Michel Zaffran sheds light on the global cVDPV2 situation, the need for type 2-containing OPV, and implications for containment
DG calls for doubling of efforts to now finish all remaining poliovirus strains
Global eradication of wild poliovirus type 3 declared on World Polio Day
Second wild poliovirus strain globally eradicated?