Global & Disaster Medicine

There are now 12 wild poliovirus cases and 13 vaccine-derived cases reported globally in 2018.

GPEI

  • Summary of new cases this week:
  • An advance notification has been received of one new wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) case in Afghanistan.
  • Three new WPV1 positive environmental samples have been reported from Pakistan.
  • One circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) positive environmental sample has been reported from Nigeria.
  • An advance notification has been received of one new cVDPV2 positive contact in Somalia.

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