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Polio this week as of 3 February 2016

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  • 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.