December 10, 2022
Pakistan is on a mission to end polio

Pakistan is on a mission to end polio

Dec 10, 2022 | Polio Eradication Update | 0 comments

What is that Polio Picture? Pakistan Mission

Pakistan is on a mission to end polio, but a sudden surge in cases has alarmed those fighting for eradication. In collaboration with Rotary, Pakistan’s polio program is working closely with the national government to better reach high-risk populations and build community trust to improve vaccine acceptance. The keys to eradication? Keeping vaccination coverage rates high amid flooding and other persistent challenges.

 A Win Against Polio is a Win for Global Health!

2022 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Case Total – 587.  Afghanistan – 43, Algeria – 1, Benin – 10 (3 in 2021), Central African Republic – 3, Chad – 22 (0 in 2021), DR Congo – 239 (28 in 2021), Eritrea – 1, Ethiopia – 1, Ghana – 3, Indonesia – 1, Israel – 1, Madagascar – 13 (13 in 2021), Malawi – 3, Mozambique – 18 (2 in 2021), Niger – 13 (18 in 2021), Nigeria – 42 (415 in 2021), Pakistan – 8, Somalia – 4 (1 in 2021), Togo – 2, United States – 1, Yemen – 158 (69 in 2021).

New Polio Cases & Samples This WeekBenin – 3 cVDPV2 Cases + 2 Samples, CAR – 1 cVDPV2 Sample, Ghana – 1 cVDPV2 Case + 1 Sample, Madagascar – 3 cVDPV1 Cases + 13 Samples, Mozambique – 2 cVDPV1 Cases, Niger – 2 cVDPV2 Cases + 4 Samples, Togo 1 cVDPV2 Case.

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

”The water you touch in a river is the last of that which has passed, and the first of that which is coming.  Thus it is with time present.

— Leonardo da Vinci (1451-1519), Inventor, Artist, Genius

The Final Two Polio Endemic Countries:

Pakistan

 

 

as of 12/10/2022

0 new Polio cases were reported this week.
20 Wild Polio cases – 2022 (1 Wild Polio case, 2021). The most recent case had an onset of paralysis on 9/20/22.
84 Wild Polio cases – 2020.
2 WPV1 and 0 cVDPV2 Positive Environmental Samples were reported this week in Pakistan.

Afghanistan

 

 

as of 12/10/2022

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