Status: affected by circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2)
Polio this week in Sierra Leone
- No case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) was reported this week. There were five cases reported in 2021.
International Health Regulations
Burkina Faso 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).