Polio lingers in Kayin, Myanmar; global update

Two more circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) cases reported this week in Kayin province take the national YTD total to six, while Angola has registered 19 cVDPV2 cases at the latest count, with the four most recent cases from the provinces of Huambo, Kwanza Sul and Uige. (See separate post for Philippines update.) In Pakistan, six WPV1 cases in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and one in Sindh take its 2019 total to 69 – in 2018 there were only 12. Read more.

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