Wild Poliovirus Outbreak in Kenya Situation Report - 21 November 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kenya has completed 4 months with no new case of polio reported in the current outbreak. Total number of confirmed cases of WPV type-1 to date remains at 14. Date of onset of paralysis of the last polio case is 14 July 2013.

  • Somalia a total case count of 183. Date of onset of the last case is 9 October 2013.

  • Ethiopia reported no new case during the past week. The country’s total case count remains at 6, with the date of onset of last case of 19 September.

  • Donors Briefing on the HOA polio outbreak and response resource requirements through 2014 will be held in Nairobi on 22 November 2013.