By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the polio situation in Ukraine, Ukrainian health officials report a polio case in a 12-year-old child from Transcarpathia. Health officials report during the...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) report today that long-term residents or returnees from Ukraine may need a booster vaccine in light of the recent case reported. In...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In Ukraine, the polio situation is a matter of concern. In September this year, a case of paralysis was registered in a 17-month-old child in the Rivne region. Already in October,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) case reported in Ukraine, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) added some information concerning...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In today’s Outbreak News This Week Livestream, I’ll look at some recent polio news to include a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus 2 (cVDPV2) case...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In Ukraine, a case of polio was recorded and confirmed in a 1.5-year-old child from Rivne Oblast. The disease is caused by a derivative of the vaccine strain of polioviruses...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a previous reports (HERE and HERE), as of September 20, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been notified of 16 confirmed cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. of Kansas on Friday called on the Biden administration to double down on efforts to ensure refugees are properly tested and held...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their travel notice for Africa due to high polio risk in some 25 countries on the continent. While the African Region...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ministry of Health has declared Polio a Public Health Emergency in Uganda following confirmation of positive laboratory tests from environmental samples in Kampala. The...