By NewsDesk   @bactiman63

Three additional wild poliovirus 1 (WPV1) cases were reported over the past week–one in Afghanistan and 2 in Pakistan, bringing the global total to 45 in 2020.

In Afghanistan, a WPV1 case was reported in Nimroz province making it the fourth WPV1 case reported in 2020.

Pakistan saw two cases of WPV1: one each in Balochistan and Sindh, bringing the number of 2020 cases to 41. 

In addition, seven circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) were reported in Pakistan during this period.

In Africa, Cameroon and Chad both recorded cVDPV2 cases, two and six, respectively.