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Polio This Week

Global Polio Eradication Campaign, (2019)

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Polio Now

Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), (2019)

This interactive map shows polio cases and disease surveillance indicators worldwide within the desired timeframe and available data, as well as environmental samples in endemic countries. Find out the latest information on polio this week.

Polio Endgame Strategy 2019-2023: Eradication, Integration, Containment and Certification

Global Polio Eradication Initiative, (2019)

Roadmap to secure lasting world free of all polioviruses The GPEI Polio Endgame Strategy 2019-2023 lays out the roadmap to achieving and sustaining a world free of all polioviruses. It focuses on three key pillars: Eradication, Integration, and Containment + Certification, as well as critical enabling factors such as gender, research and preparing for Post-Certification Strategy (PCS) implementation. It builds on and optimises use of the proven lessons and tools of the GPEI Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018, which has brought the world to the threshold of being polio-free and outlines new strategies and innovations that will help ensure we cross the finish line. Available in Englisch, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish

Central African Republic Situation Report for the VDPV2 Response N°6 from June 29 to July 05, 2019

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UN Children's Fund, Government of the Central African Republic, (2019)

Since May 2019, Confirmation of 4 new emergence of type 2 vaccine-derived poliovirus (VDPV2) in Bambari (2) and Bimbo (2) health districts without any genetic link between them and other known viruses ; Bambari Health District: CAF-RS4-BAM-19-058, onset of paralysis: May 02, 2019. 07 positive contacts with the same genetic link. Community samples CAF-RS4-BAM-19-058CC14 and CAF-RS4-BAM-19-058CC17 positive, genetically related to each other but not genetically linked to the CAF-RS4-BAM-19-058 index case (new emergence)

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