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Polio this week as of 19 May 2021

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

  • Afghanistan: five cVDPV2 cases

  • Pakistan: one cVDPV2 case

  • China: one cVDPV3 positive environmental sample

  • Liberia: two cVDPV2 positive environmental samples

  • Mali: one cVDPV2 case

  • Nigeria: one cVDPV2 case and one cVDPV2 positive environmental sample