What is that Polio Picture? 

The European Polio Conference, organized by Polio-France in cooperation with the European Polio Union (EPU), will be held on 25-27 May in Nancy, France.  Registration details and further information are available here.
 
nOPV2 rollout: Approximately 585 million doses of nOPV2 have been administered across 27 countries under its WHO Emergency Use Listing (EUL) to date. An additional 14 countries have met the requirements for nOPV2 use in the event of an outbreak.
A Win Against Polio is a Win for Global Health!

2023 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Cases – 3  Indonesia -2, Nigeria -1

New Polio Cases & Samples This Week – Afghanistan – 2 WPV1 Samples, Algeria – 2 cVDPV2 Samples, DR Congo – 4 cVDPV2 Cases, Madagascar – 2 cVDPV1 Cases + 8 Samples, Mozambique – 2  cVDPV1 Cases, Yemen – 1 cVDPV2 Case + 5 Samples.

2022 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Case Total – 762.  Afghanistan – 43, Algeria – 3, Benin – 10 (3 in 2021), Cameroon – 2 (3 in 2021), Central African Republic – 5, Chad -43 (0 in 2021), DR Congo – 379 (28 in 2021), Eritrea – 1, Ethiopia – 1, Ghana – 3, Indonesia – 1, Israel – 1, Madagascar – 14 (13 in 2021), Malawi – 4, Mali – 1, Mozambique – 21 (2 in 2021), Niger – 14 (18 in 2021), Nigeria – 47 (415 in 2021), Pakistan – 8, Somalia – 5 (1 in 2021), Sudan – 1, Togo – 2, United States – 1, Yemen – 161 (69 in 2021).

2021 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Cases -689 in 22 Countries.  

2020 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Cases – 1,113 in 26 countries in 2020.

Quote of the Day

”Of all the means which wisdom acquires to insure happiness throughout the whole of life, by far the most important is friendship.”

— Epicurus, Greek philosopher 

The Final Two Polio Endemic Countries:

Pakistan

 

 

as of 2/25/2023

0 new Polio cases reported this week. The most recent cases had an onset of paralysis on 9/20/22.
0 WPV1 and 0 CVDPV2-Positive Environmental Samples were reported this week in Afghanistan.
   20 Wild Polio cases – 2022
   1 Wild Polio case – 2021
   84 Wild Polio cases – 2020

Afghanistan

 

 

as of 2/25/2023

0 new Polio cases reported this week. The most recent cases had an onset of paralysis on 9/10/22.
2 WPV1 and 0 CVDPV2-Positive Environmental Samples were reported this week in Afghanistan.
   2 Wild Polio case – 2022
   4 Wild Polio cases – 2021
   56 Wild Polio cases – 2020

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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