Outbreak countries, Outbreak response, Polio Endgame Strategy
Bringing an end to polio: A new strategy for the last mile
While tremendous progress has been made in the fight against polio, wild poliovirus remains endemic to two countries and the threat of cVDPV outbreaks continues to loom.
Watch this animation to learn how the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) intends to reinvigorate polio prevention and outbreak response with the bold new GPEI Strategy for 2022-2026.
The first supplementary polio campaign in eight years puts caregivers to the test
Ananda talks about development of the nOPV2 vaccine its pathway to rollout, and field performance
18 May 2022
13 May – Ramallah
The support of community leaders and influencers is crucial in motivating parents and caregivers to vaccinate their children against polio
An outbreak response assessment led by WHO on 11 to 15 April 2022 concluded that poliovirus is no longer circulating in Tajikistan, and thereby recommended official closure of the outbreak that started in January 2021.