20 Feb 2019 Papua New Guinea

Between 26 June 2018 and 20 February 2019, a total of 26 circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) cases have been confirmed in nine provinces: Eastern Highlands (6), Enga (5), East Sepik (4), Madang (3), Morobe (3), Jiwaka (2), Gulf (1), Southern Highlands (1), and National Capital District (1). The last laboratory-confirmed case reported having experienced the onset of paralysis in late October 2018.

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03 Sep 2018 View Regions + Madang
Eastern Highlands

As of 2 September 2018, two new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) were reported from Madang (date of onset 11 July) and Eastern Highland (date of onset 26 July) provinces. There are now six cases in the country, following confirmation of four previously reported cases.

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14 Aug 2018 Papua New Guinea

As of 13 August 2018, a new case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) was reported in the Eastern Highlands Province. This is the fourth case in the country, following confirmation of two cases from Morobe Province in June and July 2018 and a case from Enga in early August.

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08 Aug 2018 Enga. Papua New Guinea

On 6 August 2018, a case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) was confirmed in a 3-year old boy from Mulitaka, Laigam District in Enga Province. The case is the third in the country, following confirmation of two cases from Lae, Morobe Province in June and July 2018.

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07 Aug 2018 Morobe. Papua New Guinea

As of 31 July 2018, a new case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) was reported, with onset of paralysis on 22 June 2018. This brings the total number of cases in the country to two.

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25 Jun 2018 Morobe. Papua New Guinea

As of 25 June 2018, a confirmed case of vaccine derived poliovirus type 1 (VDPV1) has been reported. Additionally, VDPV1 has been isolated in specimens from two healthy children in the same community.

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