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Summary of new viruses this week (AFP cases and environmental samples):
Pakistan: one WPV1 case and 16 WPV1 positive environmental samples
- Ghana: three cVDPV2 positive environmental samples
- Central African Republic – one cVDPV2 case - Burkina Faso: two cVDPV2 cases
- Côte d’Ivoire: one cVDPV2 case and two cVDPV2 positive environmental samples See country sections below for more details.
NA: Onset of paralysis in most recent case is prior to 2017. Figures exclude non-AFP sources. In 2018, cVDPV includes all three serotypes 1, 2 and 3.
For Somalia: 1 cVDPV2 and cVDPV3 isolated from one AFP case. cVDPV definition: see document “Reporting and classification of vaccine-derived polioviruses” at [pdf].