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Polio this week as of 17 March 2021

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  • “My daughter is 5 years old, and all the work I do with communities I do for her. She wants to study, and I hope one day she can become the Minister of Public Health. I hope by the time she grows up we will have eradicated polio and make sure women can have a chance for a good future in Afghanistan.”… Read more

  • Summary of new WPV and cVDPV viruses this week (AFP cases and ES positives):

    • Afghanistan: one cVDPV2 case and one cVDPV2 positive environmental sample
    • Pakistan: three WPV1 and eight cVDPV2 positive environmental samples
    • Egypt: three cVDPV2 positive environmental samples
    • Nigeria: three cVDPV2 cases
    • South Sudan: four cVDPV2 cases
    • Senegal: one cVDPV2 positive environmental sample
    • Sierra Leone: three cVDPV2 positive environmental samples

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