Endemic countries, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – May 2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for May 2021
- No new Wild Poliovirus (WPV1)cases and 5 new cVDPV2 cases were confirmed.
- 712,739 children were vaccinated against polio
Global leaders commit to ending polio once and for all
21 May 2023
From Polio to Progress
G7 Heads of State and Health Ministers call for global support to achieving lasting polio-free world by 2026, ahead of WHA
Leaders commend polio value for broader public health emergencies and call for strengthened support to achieve polio-free world
Last year, the Polio Oversight Board visited Pakistan twice, acknowledging the unprecedented support and commitment by all stakeholders to ending polio in the country.
From the field: polio vaccination campaign in Pakistan