Vaccine-derived polio in west Nigeria

Last week the GPEI published information on the presence of vaccine-derived polio (cVDPV2) in the western state of Kwara. This is the first cVDPV2 report for the year across the globe, but follows two separate outbreaks in Nigeria last year that occurred in Sokoto and Jigawa; the latter resulted in spread both domestically and into Niger. Read More.

Affected Regions


Affected Countries