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Polio this week as of 15 May 2019

Countries
Pakistan
+ 9 more
Sources
GPEI
Publication date

On 9 May 2019, the World Health Organization received notification of the detection of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) from an environmental sample, collected on 20 April, in Seestan and Balochistan...

Polio this week as of 8 May 2019

Countries
Afghanistan
+ 8 more
Sources
GPEI
Publication date

With recent introduction to the immunization coverage activities in Zimbabwe and Mongolia, at least 1 dose of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) is now available worldwide in 126 countries. IPV consists...

Polio this week as of 24 April 2019

Countries
Afghanistan
+ 8 more
Sources
GPEI
Publication date

Starting 24 April to 30 April 2019, World Immunization Week is celebrated across the world. This year’s theme is Protected Together: Vaccines Work!, which aims to spotlight the important role...

Polio this week as of 17 April 2019

Countries
Afghanistan
+ 8 more
Sources
GPEI
Publication date

Co-chairs of Immunization Management Group (IMG) announced that the global goal set out in 2013 of 126-OPV using countries to introduce 1 dose of IPV in their immunization programme has been...

Joining hands across the border

Countries
Afghanistan
+ 1 more
Sources
GPEI
Publication date

All travellers crossing the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan are vaccinated against polio, regardless of age On both sides of the historical 2640-kilometre-long border between Pakistan and...

Polio this week as of 10 April 2019

Countries
Pakistan
+ 9 more
Sources
GPEI
Publication date

The report by the Director-General World Health Organization on the eradication of poliomyelitis is online, ahead of the 72ndWorld Health Assembly scheduled for May 2019. The report summarizes the...

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