February 12, 2022
Dr. Nida vaccinates a child in Pakistan

Dr. Nida Vaccinates a child in Pakistan

Feb 12, 2022 | Polio Eradication Update | 0 comments

One new Wild Polio case reported this week, the first of 2022.  

What is that Polio Picture?  Dr Nida vaccinates a child in Pakistan.  Read more of her story, ‘What I learned from my time contributing to the eradication of polio in Pakistanhere.

“I hope one day I can tell my son the story of how polio was eradicated and how no child will ever be paralyzed by this virus again”, Dr Nida Ali.

 A Win Against Polio is a Win for Global Health!

2022 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Case Total – 0

2021 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Cases – 592 – Afghanistan – 43 (308 in 2020), Angola – 0 (3 in 2020),Benin – 2 (3 in 2020), Burkina Faso – 1 (65 in 2020), Cameroon – 3 (7 in 2020), CAR – 0 (4 in 2020), Chad – 0 (99 in 2020), Congo – 2 (2 in 2020), Cote d’ Ivoire – 0 (64 in 2020), DRCongo – 25 (81 in 2020), Ethiopia – 10 (36 in 2020), Ghana – 0 (11 in 2020), Guinea – 6 (44 in 2020), Guinea Bissau – 3 (0 on 2020), Liberia – 3 (0 in 2020),Madagascar – 11 (2 in 2020), Mali – 0 (52 in 2020), Malaysia – 0 (1 in 2020),  Niger – 15 (10 in 2020), Nigeria – 397 (8 in 2020), Pakistan – 8 (135 in 2020), Philippines – 0 (1 in 2020), Senegal  – 17 (0 in 2020) ,Sierra Leone – 5 (10 in 2020), Somalia – 1 (14 in 2020), South Sudan – 9 (50 in 2020), Sudan – 0 (58 in 2020), Tajikistan – 32 (1 in 2020), Togo – 0 (9 in 2020), Ukraine – 2 (0 in 2020), and Yemen – 13 (33 in 2020).

New This Week – Afghanistan – 1 WPV Case, Congo – 1 cVDPV2 Sample, DR Congo – 1 cVDPV2 Case, Niger – 5 cVDPV2 Cases, Nigeria – 2 cVDPV2 Cases + 14 cVDPV2 Samples.

A total of 1,110 Vaccine Derived Polio cases were reported in 26 countries in 2020.

Quote of the Day

“There’s a difference between being a (Rotary Club) member and belonging.  You don’t belong until people take care of you, and you, in turn, start taking care of other people.”

Elizabeth Usovicz, RI Director Zone 30/31

The Final Two Polio Endemic Countries:

Pakistan

 

 

0 new Polio cases reported this week.
1 Wild Polio cases – 2021. The most recent case had an onset of paralysis on 1/27/21.
84 Wild Polio cases – 2020. No WPV1 or cVDPV2 Positive Environmental Samples were reported this week in Pakistan.

Afghanistan

 

 

1 New Polio case reported this past week. The first of 2022.
4 Wild Polio case – 2021. The most recent cases had an onset of paralysis on 11/1/21.
56 Wild Polio cases – 2020.  No WPV1 & CVDPV2-Positive Environmental Sample were reported this week in Afghanistan.

Our Goal is Global Polio Eradication!!

Terry Ziegler, Endowment/Major Gifts Adviser Rotary Region 36

By PDG Scott McLaughlin

District Governor 2019-2020
PDG Scott is currently serving as an Assistant Rotary Public Image Coordinator for Zone 29 (Region 36). Scott is a member of the Paul Harris Society and Major Donor.Scott is a Rotarian in the Kearney Dawn Rotary Club of Kearney, NE

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