20 Feb 2018 View Regions + Maniema
Haut Lomami
Tanganyika

On 13 February 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo declared that the ongoing outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) is a national public health emergency. A total of 21 children with acute flaccid paralysis have tested positive since February 2017. Onset of paralysis in the last case was 3 December 2017.

Human

Food and water-borne

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19 Jan 2018 Tanganyika. Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 17 January 2018, five new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) have been reported in Tanganyika province. A total of 17 cases have been reported during the current year.

Human

Food and water-borne

Updates 2

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03 Oct 2017 View Regions + Maniema
Haut Lomami

Between 20 February 2017 and 22 September 2017, 9 cases of circulating vaccine-derived polio virus type 2 (cVDPV2) have been reported. As of 29 September 2017, ongoing transmission is occurring in two separate outbreaks in: in Haut Lomami Province (7 cases), and Maniema Province (2 cases).

Human

Food and water-borne

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22 Jun 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 9 June 2017, a total of four cVDPV2 cases and a cVDPV1 case have been confirmed.

Human

Food and water-borne

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