Pakistan + 15 more

Polio this week as of 11 March 2020


  • Do you miss the Coffee with polio experts video series? Well we have a new one for you this time with Dr. Hamid Jafari, Director of Polio Eradication for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region, who tells us about the steps being taken against polio in Afghanistan and elsewhere in the region.

Summary of new viruses this week (AFP cases and environmental samples):

-Afghanistan: one WPV1 positive environmental sample

  • Pakistan: four WPV1 cases and 13 WPV1 positive environmental samples
  • Angola: one cVDPV2 case
  • Chad: Seven cVDPV2 positive environmental samples
  • Côte d’Ivoire: one cVDPV2 positive environmental sample
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: three cVDPV2 cases
  • Ghana: one cVDPV2 case