Polio this week as of 3 February 2016
There are ten weeks to go until the globally synchronized switch from the trivalent to bivalent oral polio vaccine, an important milestone in achieving a polio-free world. Read more here.
The WHO Executive Board met last week, recognising progress made in 2015 and renewing their commitment to polio eradication. Read more here.
For the first time in history, Africa has had 4-months without any wild or circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus cases, nor any environmental positive sample.