Indonesia

Status: affected by circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1)

Polio this week in Indonesia

  • No circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) cases were reported this week.  One cVDPV1 case was reported in 2018 from Papua province with onset of paralysis on 28 November 2018.
  • This outbreak is not linked to the cVDPV1 in neighbouring Papua New Guinea.
  • Learn more about Indonesia polio outbreak response through weekly situational report

International Health Regulations

Indonesia is classified by the International Health Regulations (IHR) as a state infected with cVDPV1, with potential risk of international spread. It is therefore subject to temporary recommendations as of September 2019.

Travel advice

WHO’s International Travel and Health  recommends  that all travellers to polio-affected areas be fully vaccinated against polio. Residents (and visitors for more than 4 weeks) from infected areas should receive an additional dose of OPV or inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) within 4 weeks to 12 months of travel.

More on this outbreak

Situation report on Indonesia cVDPV1 outbreak.

More on vaccine-derived polioviruses