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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...

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A child from Mada’in district in Baghdad-Resafa province, Iraq, was confirmed positive for polio due to wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) last week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative...

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In light of new polio cases being reported in the Middle East and Africa, the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) is urging Filipinos going abroad to get vaccinated against the crippling virus. According...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an emergency report detailing the recent spread of wild poliovirus. The statement, released Monday, May 5th, is the result of a two day meeting of the International...