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Polio this week as of 01 April 2020

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Pakistan
+ 19 more
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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...

Meet the courageous women ending polio in Somalia

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Somalia
Sources
GPEI
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Health workers are the beating heart of every health system and the majority - seventy percent worldwide - are women. Meet Noora, Zainab and Feriha, who deliver polio vaccine to communities against...

GPEI statement on COVID-19

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World
+ 3 more
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GPEI
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A moral imperative to stand together The COVID -19 pandemic response requires worldwide solidarity and an urgent global effort. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), with thousands of polio...

Polio this week as of 11 March 2020

Countries
Pakistan
+ 15 more
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GPEI
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Summary of new viruses this week (AFP cases and environmental samples): -Afghanistan: one WPV1 positive environmental sample - Pakistan: four WPV1 cases and 13 WPV1 positive environmental samples -...

Resilient women drive polio eradication in Pakistan

Countries
Pakistan
Sources
GPEI
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To end polio we must overcome gender barriers and support equality everywhere. Thousands of women work in the Pakistan polio eradication programme as scientists of many specialties, managers, data...

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