Benin

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

Polio this week in Benin

  • No cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) were reported this week. There are 10 cases reported in 2022.

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 (issued as of 1 November 2022).