Benin

Status: affected by circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2)

Polio this week in Benin

  • No case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) was reported this week. The number of 2022 cases remain six. There were three cases reported in 2021.

International Health Regulations

Benin is classified by the International Health Regulations (IHR) as a state infected with cVDPV2, with potential risk of international spread.  It is therefore subject to Temporary Recommendations issued by the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Polio Eradication (issued as of February 2022).