Polio Eradication Update

by Mar 25, 2023

Dear Polio Eradication Warriors,

 

Polio Eradication Update

For The Week March 25, 2023 Polio Eradication Update
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20,000,000 Children Saved from the Paralysis of Polio Since 1988

Total paralysis cases YTD '23 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Globally

1

30

6

140

176

33

22

37

-in endemic countries:

1

22

5

140

176

33

22

37

-in post-endemic countries:

0

8

1

0

0

0

0

0

Wild Polio cases reported this week:
Pakistan 1, Afghanistan 0, Mozambique 0

2023 Wild Polio Cases - 1
Endemic Countries
Pakistan
(2022-20) (2021-1) (2020-84) (2019-147)
Afghanistan (2022-2) (2021-4) (2020-56) (2019-29)
Mozambique (2022-8), Malawi (2021-1)
2023 Vaccine Derived Polio 14 Cases - in 7 Countries

2022 Vaccine Derived Polio 835 Cases - in 25 Countries
2021 Vaccine Derived Polio 689 Cases
in 22 Countries
2020 Vaccine Derived Polio 113 Cases
in 26 Countries

Terry Ziegler, bigzlumber@aol.com Rotary Region 26 Endowment/Major Gifts Adviser

The Final Two Polio Endemic Countries:

Pakistan

 

 

as of 3/25/2023

1 new Polio cases reported this week. The most recent cases had an onset of paralysis on 2/20/23.
1 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 3/25/2023

0 new Polio cases reported this week. The most recent cases had an onset of paralysis on 9/10/22.
4 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

Polio This Week - Weekly country updates

Summary of new WPV and cVDPV viruses this week (AFP cases and ES positives):

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I’ve already mentioned this in a prior post, making new friends is possibly the greatest benefit of my Rotary membership.  I have met some of the most generous and talented individuals.  They give of their talent, their resources and most of all their time.  We all see each other when we travel great distances to gather for training, conferences, and recognition.

One Rotarian who stands head and shoulders above everyone else is PDG Terry Ziegler.  Terry is from District 5890, Greater Houston, TX.  Terry has a passion for Polio Eradication and has served for several years as the district 5890 Polio Plus chair and most recently as the Assistant Rotary Regional Foundation Coordinator.  It is a pleasure to call Terry a friend, and be able to share his weekly newsletter with all of you each week.  I hope that you find it helpful and share it with your club mates.  Please scroll down to see archived copies of Terry’s weekly newsletter.

Thank You Terry,

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A new Rotary Year started on July 1, 2019.  This year, for the first time, District Designated Funds (DDF) will be matched $1 to $1 by The Rotary Foundation’s World Fund and $2 to $1 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation when donated to Rotary’s Global Polio eradication effort!

Rotary’s World-wide 2020-21 Rotary Year Polio Fundraising Goal is
$150 Million – Including the Gates Foundation $2 to $1 Match.
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