Pakistan + 21 more

Polio this week as of 19 May 2020

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  • The Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) of the GPEI has announced the appointment of new members of a reconstituted polio Transition Independent Monitoring Board (TIMB). Read more

  • This month, world leaders have joined together to make several important commitments to strengthening public health infrastructure during the COVID-19 response – investments that will go a long way in protecting the most vulnerable communities, including those affected by polio. Read more

  • Summary of new viruses this week (AFP cases and environmental samples):
    Afghanistan: one WPV1 positive environmental sample and five cVDPV2 cases
    Pakistan: nine WPV1 positive environmental samples and one cVDPV2 case