Polio this week as of 18 May 2022
:: Ahead of the WHO World Health Assembly (WHA) taking place from 22-28 May 2022, the GPEI has prepared two reports which will inform Member State discussions, namely on polio eradication, and on polio transition planning and post-certification. The reports are available on this page.
Summary of new polioviruses this week:
– Chad: one cVDPV2 case
– Mozambique: one WPV1 case and three cVDPV2 cases
– Niger: one cVDPV2 case and two positive environmental samples
– Nigeria: three cVDPV2 cases and five positive environmental samples
– Togo: one cVDPV2 case