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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials reported Monday on a third confirmed polio case in the country. The case is a four-year old female from Datu Piang in the Province of...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Davao City In a follow-up on the polio vaccination campaign in Davao City, the City Health Office (CHO) says its anti-polio immunization already hit 95 percent...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Global polio cases Global health officials reported an additional six wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases during the past week–two in Afghanistan and four in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Circulating vaccine-derived polio virus type cases have been confirmed in 10 African countries through Oct. 16 this year. Now the World Health Organization (WHO) is...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Zamboanga City Health Office say that a one-day polio vaccination campaign is scheduled for October 23 at the health center of Barangay Sta. Maria. Dr....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), two positive circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) environmental samples were reported...

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...