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Category: eradication

We can finish the job of Polio Eradication but, it will not be easy.

afghanistan polio vaccination immunization campaign

This year, 2019, has been a challenging one for polio eradication. ¬†Though we have made incredible gains in recent years, the polio program has faced two critical challenges. First, an increase in wild poliovirus (WPV) cases in Pakistan and Afghanistan, the only two countries with detected WPV cases since 2016. And second, a large increase Read More >

Posted on by Dr. John Vertefeuille Branch Chief, Polio Eradication Branch, Global Immunization Division, Center for Global Heath, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionLeave a commentTags , , ,
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