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Polio this week as of 14 January 2020

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Pakistan
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GPEI
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  • Pakistan intensifies cVDPV2 response efforts, focusing on comprehensive outbreak response, strengthened routine immunization, communication and enhanced surveillance. See ‘Pakistan’ section below for more details.

  • Summary of new viruses this week (AFP cases and environmental samples):

    • Pakistan: seven WPV1 cases; and, five WPV1-positive environmental samples
    • Angola: two cVDPV2 cases
    • Benin: one cVDPV2 case
    • Central African Republic (CAR): two cVDPV2 cases
    • Ghana: one cVDPV2 case; and, six cVDPV2-positive environmental samples
    • Malaysia: one cVDPV1-positive environmental sample; and, one cVDPV2-positive environmental sample
    • Philippines: two cVDPV2 cases
    • Togo: two cVDPV2 cases