25 Oct 2019

Chad, Togo and Zambia: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 has been confirmed by the World Health Organization in these African countries Read more

10 Oct 2019

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

02 Sep 2019

Ghana: new outbreak of circulating vaccine derived poliovirus (cVDPV)

The first case circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been reported in Ghana Read more

14 Aug 2019

Benin: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been confirmed Read more

29 Jul 2019

Myanmar: New outbreak of circulating vaccine derived poliovirus (cVDPV)

Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) has been detected in Kayin Province, Myanmar Read more

22 Jul 2019

Ghana: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV) has been detected in an environmental sample during routine surveillance Read more

16 Jul 2019

China: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

A case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) is confirmed Read more

20 Jun 2019

Angola: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) is confirmed in Cambulo province, Lunda Notre district, Angola Read more

31 May 2019

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

05 Mar 2019

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

26 Feb 2019

Indonesia: recommendation for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) is confirmed in Papua province, Indonesia Read more

17 Jan 2019

Mozambique: cVDPV – recommendation for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) is confirmed in a community in Mozambique Read more

10 Dec 2018

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

03 Oct 2018

Niger: circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV)

Two cases of cVDPV have been reported from Zinder province, Niger Read more

03 Sep 2018

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

16 May 2018

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

21 Feb 2018

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

24 Nov 2017

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

05 Sep 2017

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern- update

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

09 May 2017

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern- update

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

17 Feb 2017

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

25 Nov 2016

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern update

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

15 Aug 2016

Nigeria: first cases of wild polio reported since 2014

After more than two years without wild poliovirus in Nigeria, the Government reported that two children have been paralysed by the disease in the northern Borno state Read more

07 Jul 2016

Changes to Country Information pages: polio vaccination

NaTHNaC changes polio vaccine recommendations for South Sudan following statement from WHO 9th Emergency Committee statement to reduce international spread of polio Read more

30 Mar 2016

Changes to Country information pages: polio vaccination

WHO 8th IHR Emergency Committee statement to reduce the international spread of polio is published; NaTHNaC reviews polio epidemiology and removes polio vaccine recommendations for some countries Read more

01 Dec 2015

Circulating vaccine derived polio virus (cVDPV): changes to Country Information pages - polio vaccination

Latest on WHO temporary recommendations to prevent the international spread of cVDPV and update to country status Read more

27 Nov 2015

Polio vaccination recommendations: country update

NaTHNaC reviews polio epidemiology and removes polio vaccine recommendations for some countries Read more

13 Oct 2015

Public Health Emergency of International Concern: Polio

International spread of wild poliovirus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern Read more

07 Sep 2015

Circulating vaccine-derived polio virus (cVDPV): Ukraine

An outbreak of Vaccine Derived Polio Virus is reported from south-western Ukraine, bordering Romania, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland Read more

13 May 2015

Polio: exportations from Afghanistan

Afghanistan: evidence of polio spread to Pakistan and polio vaccine recommendations for travellers Read more

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