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Polio this week as of 14 August 2019

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Afghanistan
+ 18 more
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GPEI
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Polio this week as of 14 August 2019. The Thirty-third meeting of the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Commission for Certification of Poliomyelitis Eradication was held in Muscat, Oman, to review the...

Polio this week as of 07 August 2019

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Afghanistan
+ 21 more
Sources
GPEI
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Summary of new viruses this week: Pakistan — one wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) case and eight WPV1-positive environmental samples Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) — one cVDPV2 sample isolated...

Polio this week as of 31 July 2019

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Afghanistan
+ 14 more
Sources
GPEI
Publication date

July 2019 Polio News is available online for all the latest news, polio in numbers and the funding updates. Summary of new viruses this week: Afghanistan — one wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) case...

Polio this week as of 24 July 2019

Countries
Afghanistan
+ 15 more
Sources
GPEI
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UAE’s Recognizing Excellence Around Champions of Health (REACH) Awards to honour individuals working for disease elimination is open for nominations till 4 August 2019. REACH Awards will announce...

Polio this week as of 17 July 2019

Countries
Afghanistan
+ 15 more
Sources
GPEI
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In Central African Republic, a series of previously-detected/reported VDPV2s have now been officially classified as ‘circulating’. Since initial detection of the viruses in May, the country had...

Polio this week as of 10 July 2019

Countries
World
+ 14 more
Sources
GPEI
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A circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been confirmed in China. It is genetically linked to a VDPV2 isolated from an environmental sample from Xinjiang province, collected on 18...

Polio this week as of 3 July 2019

Countries
World
+ 13 more
Sources
GPEI
Publication date

G20 Leaders met on 28-29 June 2019 in Osaka, Japan, and discussed major challenges facing the world and the importance of eradicating polio. The G20 declaration states, “We reaffirm our commitment to...

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