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Polio this week as of 1 July 2020

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Pakistan
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GPEI
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WHO is looking to fill the Director position of its polio eradication department. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to contribute to a major global public health achievement: polio...

Polio this week as of 24 June 2020

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Pakistan
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GPEI
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Dr Fiona Braka, Immunization Team Lead for WHO Nigeria, speaks about fighting polio outbreaks and toppling gender barriers. Summary of new WPV and cVDPV viruses this week (AFP cases and environmental...

Polio this week as of 16 June 2020

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Pakistan
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GPEI
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Summary of new WPV and cVDPV viruses this week (AFP cases and environmental samples): Afghanistan: four WPV1 cases, two WPV1 and threecVDPV2positive environmental samples Pakistan:one WPV1 case, 18...

Polio this week as of 02 June 2020

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Pakistan
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GPEI
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After a vaccine-derived poliovirus outbreak was detected in the Philippines in 2019, health workers have been working to close a polio immunity gap present amongst some of the nation’s children...

Polio this week as of 26 May 2020

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Pakistan
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GPEI
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See country sections below for more details. NA: Onset of paralysis in most recent case is prior to 2017. Figures exclude non-AFP sources. In 2018, cVDPV includes all three serotypes 1, 2 and 3. For...

Somalia’s polio teams help combat COVID-19

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Somalia
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GPEI
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Personnel from the country’s long-running polio programme have been trained to detect COVID-19 cases. “The road to the mountain village was rough. It’s only 50 kilometres, but it took more than 3...

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