What is that Polio Picture?  Yemen – Reported 28 new cVDPV2 cases this week.  Almost two-thirds of the areas reporting the bulk of cVDPV2 cases have not implemented any type 2-containing polio vaccination campaign, underscoring the risk both to local children and to neighboring countries.  Intensive efforts are ongoing to access Yemen’s northern governorates with polio vaccine..

Ukraine

Thanks to all of you who made a donation to The Rotary Foundation’s Disaster Response Fund to support Ukraine.  Your funds will be used to help the over six million refugees fleeing their homes in Ukraine.  A total of over $15 million was donated by Rotarians worldwide prior to April 30, 2022.  Ninety Disaster Response Grants totaling $2.4 Million have already been distributed.

 A Win Against Polio is a Win for Global Health!

2022 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Case Total – 134 Chad – 3 (0 in 2021), DR Congo – 48 (28 in 2021), Israel – 1, Madagascar – 5 (12 in 2021), Mozambique – 1 (2 in 2021), Niger – 2 (17 in 2021), Nigeria – 26 (415 in 2021), Somalia – 2 (1 in 2021), Togo – 1, Yemen – 40 (64 in 2021)

New Polio Cases & Samples This WeekDjibouti – 2 cVDPV2 Samples, Egypt – 1 cVDPV2 Sample, Eritrea – 1 cVDPV2 (2021) Case, Ghana – 2 cVDPV2 Samples, Madagascar – 4 cVDPV1 Cases, Nigeria – 2 cVDPV2 Cases + 5 Samples, Pakistan – 2 WPV1 Cases, Yemen – 28 cVPV2 Cases. 

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

2020 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Cases – 1,110 in 26 countries in 2020.

Thanks to All of the Volunteers at this week’s RI Convention!

Quote of the Day

Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.

Elizabeth Andrew, writer

The Final Two Polio Endemic Countries:

Pakistan

 

 

as of 6/25/2022

2 new Polio cases were reported this week.
8 Wild Polio cases - 2022 (1 Wild Polio case, 2021). The most recent case had an onset of paralysis on 5/1/22.
84 Wild Polio cases - 2020.
1 WPV1 or cVDPV2 Positive Environmental Samples were reported this week in Pakistan.

Afghanistan

 

 

as of 6/25/2022

0 new Polio cases reported this week.
1 Wild Polio case - 2022, (4 Wild Polio cases, 2021). The most recent cases had an onset of paralysis on 1/11/22.
56 Wild Polio cases - 2020.
0 WPV1 & 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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