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End Polio Now Position - 2nd May 2017

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Highlights and global details:

For five weeks now no polio cases, neither WPV1 nor cVDPs, have been reported. However this week 7 WPV1 positive environmental samples were collected in Pakistan.

2017 to 25 April 5 0
2016 to similar date 13 3
2016 full year 37 7

The most recent WPV1 cases reported were:
•    In Afghanistan - 21 February 2017.
•    In Pakistan - 13 February 2017.
•    In Nigeria - 21 August 2016.

For cVDPV, the most recent cases reported were:
•    cVDPV2 cases in Pakistan - 17 December 2016.
•    cVDPV2 cases in Nigeria - 28 October 2016
•    cVDPV1 cases In Laos - 11 January 2016

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