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
Somalia’s outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 3 (cVDPV3) has been successfully stopped, with no international spread
Polio survivor Mujahid Miran recalls the challenges of growing up with disabilities, and how his own experiences led to his commitment to creating awareness on the virus
On Tuesday 16 March, the effort to eradicate polio got a major push from a new backer: the just-inaugurated Regional Subcommittee on Polio Eradication and Outbreaks.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for January 2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2020
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for November 2020