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End Polio Now Position - 13th February 2018

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Rotary International is committed to continue the eradication of polio campaign until the WHO declares polio is eradicated. By this it means the interruption of the transmission of polio viruses for at least three years, in the presence of certified surveillance and when all polio virus stocks have been contained.

Wild Polio virus:

WPV1

No new WPV1 cases reported this week. One positive WPV1 environmental sample in Afghanistan but it had been collected in September 2017.

(For positive samples, the viral environmental presence lasts for 7-14 days.)  

 

  WPV1 cVDPV
2018 to 13 February 2018
3 0
2017 to 14 February 2017 1 0
2017 to13 February 2018
22 95
2016 full year
37 5
2015 full year 74 32
2014 full year 359 56

Read more: End Polio Now Position - 13th February 2018

End Polio Now Position - 30th January 2018

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Rotary International is committed to continue the eradication of polio campaign until the WHO declares polio is eradicated. By this it means the interruption of the transmission of polio viruses for at least three years, in the presence of certified surveillance and when all polio virus stocks have been contained.

Wild Polio virus:

WPV1

No WPV1 cases reported this week but advance notification of two cases in Afghanistan has been received. Eight positive WPV1 environmental samples collected, three in Pakistan and five in Afghanistan. (For positive samples, the viral environmental presence lasts for 7-14 days.)

 

  WPV1 cVDPV
2018 to 30 January 1 0
2017 to 24 January 2017 0 0
2017 to 23 January 2018
22 91
2016 full year
37 5
2015 full year 74 32
2014 full year 359 56

Read more: End Polio Now Position - 30th January 2018

End Polio Now Position - 6th February 2018

End Polio Now logo

Rotary International is committed to continue the eradication of polio campaign until the WHO declares polio is eradicated. By this it means the interruption of the transmission of polio viruses for at least three years, in the presence of certified surveillance and when all polio virus stocks have been contained.

Wild Polio virus:

WPV1

Two WPV1 cases for which advance notification was given last week have now been officially recorded. Three positive WPV1 environmental samples collected, two in Pakistan and one in Afghanistan.

(For positive samples, the viral environmental presence lasts for 7-14 days.)  

 

  WPV1 cVDPV
2018 to 6 February 2018
3 0
2017 to 7 February 2017 1 0
2017 to 6 February 2018
22 92
2016 full year
37 5
2015 full year 74 32
2014 full year 359 56

Read more: End Polio Now Position - 6th February 2018

End Polio Now Position - 23rd January 2018

End Polio Now logo

Rotary International is committed to continue the eradication of polio campaign until the WHO declares polio is eradicated. By this it means the interruption of the transmission of polio viruses for at least three years, in the presence of certified surveillance and when all polio virus stocks have been contained.

Wild Polio virus:

WPV1

One WPV1 case reported this week in Afghanistan. Three positive WPV1 samples collected, two in Pakistan and one in Afghanistan. (For positive samples, the viral environmental presence lasts for 7-14 days.)  

 

  WPV1 cVDPV
2018 to 23 January 1 0
2017 to 24 January 2017 0 0
2017 to 23 January 2018
22 91
2016 full year
37 5
2015 full year 74 32
2014 full year 359 56

Read more: End Polio Now Position - 23rd January 2018

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