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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.

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)

Polio this week as of 8 May 2019

Global Polio Eradication Initiative, (2019)

Summary of new viruses this week: Pakistan—three wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases and five WPV1-positive environmental samples; Nigeria—one circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2)-positive environmental sample; and, Niger—one cVDPV2 isolated from a healthy community. See country sections below for more details.

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