In a follow-up on the polio outbreak in Papua New Guinea,  the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reports an additional case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) in the past...

This week, the Papua New Guinea National Department of Health, with support from WHO, UNICEF and other partners released a report on the key accomplishments and highlights from of the response operations...

In Nigeria, three new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) cases were reported this week, bringing the total number of cVDPV2 cases in 2018 to eleven. These latest reported cases...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Sept 15 through Sept 21: 5.  Michigan: Severe respiratory illness cluster investigated in Upper Peninsula Making a reappearance into...

The global number of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in 2018 has risen to 17 after new cases were reported in Pakistan and Afghanistan. In Pakistan, a new WPV1 case was reported in Sarki Tetara district,...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Sept 8 through Sept 14: 5. Papua New Guinea: First polio case reported in Port Moresby The report covered the first circulating vaccine-derived...

On 11 September, two additional polio cases were reported from Eastern Highlands Province in Papua New Guinea, bringing the outbreak total to 12. The distribution of confirmed cases is as follows:  four...

In a follow-up on the measles and polio vaccination campaign in Brazil, more than 10 million children from one to less than five years old were vaccinated with 20.8 million doses of polio and measles. However,...

The Papua New Guinea National Department of Health (NDOH) reported an additional circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) case this one from the capital city of Port Moresby. This brings...

The National Department of Health of Papua New Guinea announced this week that three additional polio cases have been confirmed in Morobe, Madang and Enga provinces. The case from Morobe is a four-year-old...