By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a video done in October https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9fLD… , I take a look at the current polio situation–both wild poliovirus and...

The National Polio Laboratory (NPL) of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) and the Japan National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID) today confirmed that a total of 26, out of 142...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials reported the eighth confirmed polio case since September. The most recent case is a nine-year old unvaccinated girl from Basilan. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews With the announcement of three additional circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus cases on the island of Mindanao this week, The Department of Health (DOH) announced...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials reported today on three additional polio cases in the southern island of Mindanao. All three cases were admitted to the Cotabato Regional...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of polio cases in Angola has reached 44, according to Health Minister Sílvia Lutucuta Friday. According to the official, the occurrences happended in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pakistan Pakistan reported an additional two wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases during the past week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Both of...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 With the addition of four wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases this past week, the global total has reached 100, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. In Afghanistan,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials have reported the fourth confirmed polio (vaccine-derived poliovirus) case since September, this one from Mindanao. The case was confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials are reporting an average of 95.58 percent coverage of children 0-59 months old who were vaccinated against polio for the October 14-27...