By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Five additional wild polioviruses type 1 (WPV1) cases were reported in the past week in Pakistan. According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, one case each...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Global wild poliovirus total Officially this week, the global total wild poliovirus (WPV1) cases are double what they were in 2018. One case was reported this week...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Polio The Philippines has been declared polio-free since October 2000. However, the country is currently at high-risk for poliovirus transmission. For the past years,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The global polio total has increased by five in the past week as Pakistan reported additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1). The five cases were reported in Bannu...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pakistan saw one additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) case in the past week from Killa Abdullah district, Balochistan province. This brings the total WPV1 cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Wild poliovirus type 1 With three additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases reported in the past week, this brings the total for 2019 through the end of July...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In Myanmar, two circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) have been reported this week from Papun district, Kayin province, according to the Global Polio Eradication...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Last week, Ghana health officials reported a confirmed circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in an environmental sample collected from Tamale...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews A three-day polio vaccination campaign took place in the province of Lunda Norte, according to Angolan press. The campaign vaccinated 205,688 children between...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In Sichuan province, China, a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been confirmed, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. The virus was...