Status: affected by circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2)
Polio this week in Benin
- No cVDPV2 cases were reported this week. There were 13 cases reported in 2022 while the number of 2023 cases stand at 3.
International Health Regulations
Benin is classified by the International Health Regulations (IHR) as a state infected with cVDPV2, with or without evidence of local transmission. It is therefore subject to Temporary Recommendations issued by the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Polio Eradication as of August 2023.