03 Jul 2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo

The latest case of circulating vaccine dervied polio virus type 2 (cVDPV2) was reported from Gethy Zone, Ituri Province, on 5 May 2018. As of 29 June 2018, a total of 28 cases with onset in 2017 (22 cases) and 2018 (6 cases) have been confirmed. Six provinces have been affected: Haut-Lomami (9 cases), Maniema (2 cases), Tanganyika (14 cases), Haut Katanga (1 case), Mongala (1 case), and Ituri (1 case). The outbreak has been ongoing since February 2017.

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27 Jun 2018 View Regions + Katanga
Maniema
Haut Lomami
Tanganyika

As of 22 June 2018, a total of 27 cases of vaccine-derived polio virus type 2 with onset in 2017 and 2018 have been confirmed. The outbreak has been ongoing since February 2017.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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