Nigeria reported no wild poliovirus cases since 2016 when the most recent case (by date of onset) was reported in Monguno Local Government Area, Borno, with onset on 21 August 2016. In addition, no circulating...

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported Friday that three vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) strains were isolated from environmental samples collected on 4 and 11 January 2018, in Banadir...

In an update on the number of  circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) cases reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in 2017, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)...

An 18th confirmed case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) was reported this week in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative this...

It’s been several months since any new cases of type 2 circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); however, the Global Polio Eradication...

In an update on polio news from the most recent week, we look at updates from Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Australia. Syria According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), the total number...

In the most recent update from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), they reported seven new circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) cases–four from Mayadeen and three from...

The number of wild poliovirus (WPV) cases reported in 2017 remains down compared to last year, particularly in Pakistan where only five wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases have been reported year-to-date,...

In Syria, one new type 2 circulating vaccine-derived polio (cVDPV2) case has been reported this week.  The case was reported in Mayadeen district, Deir Ez-Zor governorate, and had onset on 19 August....

UN health officials are reported seven additional Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) cases–5 cases from Mayadeen and 1 from Boukamal districts, Deir Ez-Zor governorate, and 1 case from...