Syria cVDPV2 Outbreak Situation Report #15 - 26 September 2017

from World Health Organization, UN Children's Fund
Published on 26 Sep 2017 View Original

Key highlights

  • No new cases of cVDPV2 were reported this week. The total number of cVDPV2 cases remains 40. All confirmed cases to date have had onset of paralysis before 14 July 2017.

  • Preparation for the second immunization round for Raqqa is ongoing.

  • 110,000 doses of IPV to support campaign activities arrived in Beirut on 20 September; stock is expected to arrive in Damascus on 27 September.

  • Plans for an IPV campaign aiming to reach 228,435 children aged between 2-23 months in accessible areas of Aleppo, Idlib and Hama governorates are also being finalized.