Global Outbreak Update: Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2)

Rising cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in parallel to the wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) variant. The African region, Afghanistan and Pakistan are particularly affected.

More information on this update here. For more information about the circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus cVDPV2 please visit the Polio Global Erradication Initiatuve

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