Polio this week - As of 06 February 2013

Report
from Global Polio Eradication Initiative
Published on 06 Feb 2013 View Original

• The first WPV case of 2013 was reported this week, a WPV1 from greater Karachi, Pakistan. The 14-month old child had onset of paralysis on 14 January 2013. Case response activities are being planned.

• Response activities are also ongoing in both Niger and Egypt, in response to recent detection of a case (in Niger) and environmental isolates (in Egypt).