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

02 Sep 2019

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

Benin: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

14 Aug 2019

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

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

29 Jul 2019

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

Ghana: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

22 Jul 2019

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

China: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

16 Jul 2019

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

Angola: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

20 Jun 2019

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

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

31 May 2019

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

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

05 Mar 2019

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

Indonesia: recommendation for polio vaccination

26 Feb 2019

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

Mozambique: cVDPV – recommendation for polio vaccination

17 Jan 2019

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

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

10 Dec 2018

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

Niger: circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV)

03 Oct 2018

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

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

03 Sep 2018

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

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

16 May 2018

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

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

21 Feb 2018

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

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

24 Nov 2017

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

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern- update

05 Sep 2017

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

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern- update

09 May 2017

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

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

17 Feb 2017

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

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern update

25 Nov 2016

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

Nigeria: first cases of wild polio reported since 2014

15 Aug 2016

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

Changes to Country Information pages: polio vaccination

07 Jul 2016

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

Changes to Country information pages: polio vaccination

30 Mar 2016

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

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) in Myanmar: change to recommendation for vaccination

14 Dec 2015

Cases of genetically linked cVDPV have been reported in Myanmar Read more

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

01 Dec 2015

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

Polio vaccination recommendations: country update

27 Nov 2015

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

Public Health Emergency of International Concern: Polio

13 Oct 2015

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

Circulating vaccine-derived polio virus (cVDPV): Ukraine

07 Sep 2015

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

Polio: exportations from Afghanistan

13 May 2015

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

Factsheets

Poliomyelitis

18 Jan 2016

Poliomyelitis (polio) is a potentially paralysing viral infection that only occurs in humans Read more

Polio vaccination certificate

13 Aug 2015

How to complete an International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP) for polio Read more

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