January 14, 2023

Progress in Pakistan to End Polio

Jan 14, 2023 | Polio Eradication Update | 0 comments

What is that Polio Picture? 

Pakistan – In 2020, Pakistan had 11 separate chains of Polio virus transmission. This was reduced to four in 2021, and today, just one family of the virus remains in the country. The approaches being implemented in Pakistan are working—despite some serious challenges.
 A Win Against Polio is a Win for Global Health!

2023 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Cases – 0

New Polio Cases & Samples This Week – DR Congo – 17 cVDPV1 Cases + 15 cVDPV2 Cases, Niger 2 cVDPV2 Samples, USA (New York) – 12 cVDPV2 Samples.

2022 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Case Total – 660.  Afghanistan – 43, Algeria – 2, Benin – 10 (3 in 2021), Cameroon – 1 (3 in 2021), Central African Republic – 4, Chad – 25 (0 in 2021), DR Congo – 304 (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 – 14 (18 in 2021), Nigeria – 42 (415 in 2021), Pakistan – 8, Somalia – 4 (1 in 2021), Sudan – 1, Togo – 2, United States – 1, Yemen – 159 (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

”The more that you read, the more things you will know.  The more that you learn, the more places you will go.” 

Dr. Seuss

The Final Two Polio Endemic Countries:

Pakistan

 

 

as of 1/13/2023

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 1/13/2023

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