What is that Polio Picture? 

Children wait to be vaccinated during house-to-house visits for a national polio vaccination campaign in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Tuesday 06 June 2022. Photo credits: ©WHO/ Ismail Taxta

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, Benin – 1 cVDPV2 Sample, Chad – 7 cVDPV2 Cases, DR Congo – 6 cVDPV2 Cases, Indonesia – 1 cVDPV2 (2023) Case, Nigeria – 4  cVDPV2 Cases (3 in 2022, 1 in 2023), Yemen – 10 cVDPV2 Samples.

2022 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Case Total – 754.  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 – 375 (28 in 2021), Eritrea – 1, Ethiopia – 1, Ghana – 3, Indonesia – 1, Israel – 1, Madagascar – 13 (13 in 2021), Malawi – 4, Mali – 1, Mozambique – 19 (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 – 160 (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

”All is flux, nothing is stationary.”

— Heraclitus of Ephesus, Greek pre-Socratic philosopher

The Final Two Polio Endemic Countries:

Pakistan

 

 

as of 2/18/2023

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 2/18/2023

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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