21 Feb 2022 Malawi

As of 17 February 2022, ongoing surveillance has confirmed a case of type 1 wild poliovirus (WPV1) in a child with onset of paralysis on 19 November 2021. The virus is genetically linked to WPV1 detected in Pakistan's Sindh province in October 2019.

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10 Feb 2022 Malawi + Lilongwe

As of 1 February 2022, one case of circulating vaccine-derived polio virus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been reported. There has not been a reported case of polio in the country for three decades.

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