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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...

More than a quarter of American infants in 2018 had not received common childhood vaccines that protect them from illnesses such as polio, tetanus, measles, mumps and chicken pox, new research from the...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Cuban Ministry of Health (Ministerio de Salud Pública de la República de Cuba) announced today that a polio vaccination campaign will begin Monday. From February 22 to...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The twenty-seventh meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) on the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the WHO...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reported this week on a case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in Tajikistan. The case was reported in...