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.
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.
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