By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A Synchronized Polio Vaccination campaign began Monday in Lanao del Sur and other areas in Mindanao. Lanao del Sur is where the first confirmed case of vaccine-derived...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In September, the Davao City Health Office (CHO) confirmed that water sampling from the Davao River that was submitted to Research Institute for Tropical Medicine...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reported three additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases during the past week in Pakistan, The cases were seen...

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video, I look at a public health situation the World Health Organization  Emergency Committee says they are “gravely concerned” about and...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Earlier this month, Philippines health officials reported two confirmed cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (VDPV2)–one in a 3-year-old girl from Lanao del Sur in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pakistan reported an additional four wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases during the past week. Three cases were reported from Lakki Marwat district and one from Torghar...

In a follow-up on a report on a polio case in the Philippines, the Department of Health reported Friday on a second case in a 5-year-old boy from Laguna. This comes one day after health officials declared...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up report on polio virus in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) declared an outbreak today after reporting one case of vaccine-derived poliovirus...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The total number of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases on the globe has increased to 78 cases with the addition of five cases from Pakistan and Afghanistan during...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the latest on the global polio situation this year, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reports two additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases and...