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Nigeria has reported it’s sixth wild poliovirus -1 (WPV 1) case of the year in Kano State, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) Wednesday. This most recent case, which had...

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The number of wild poliovirus-1 (WPV-1) in Pakistan grows weekly as the country accounts for 79 percent of all polio cases reported globally. Seven new WPV1 cases were reported in the past week, all from...

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Iraq has launched a polio immunization campaign aiming to protect over four million children under the age of 5 throughout the country against the crippling disease. The four-day campaign, undertaken...

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On the heels of two new wild poliovirus-1 (WPV-1) cases reported in Cameroon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their travel notice to the Central African country.  As of...

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Two new wild poliovirus-1 (WPV-1) cases were reported in Cameroon, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. The two cases are from a refugee camp in the east of the country, among refugees...

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Nigeria is one of the three remaining polio endemic countries on the planet with Afghanistan and Pakistan being the others. The African nation reported 53 wild poliovirus-1 cases in 2013, while so far...

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The Tennessee Department of Health, in alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is issuing polio vaccination guidance for individuals planning travel to and from 10 countries where...

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The polio outbreak in the Horn of Africa that began in Somalia in April 2013 continues into the summer of 2014 as Somalia reports three additional cases of wild poliovirus 1 (WPV 1) during the past week...

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18 June 2014, Erbil, Iraq – Joint efforts by WHO and UNICEF have resulted in the Kurdistan health authorities agreeing on urgent measures to prevent the spread of polio and other diseases among children...

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The small, west central African nation, Equatorial Guinea has reported it’s fourth Wild Poliovirus 1 (WPV-1) case of 2014. According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) today, the...