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Polio has not been eliminated (is endemic) in three countries: Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan. Since the beginning of 2014, 131 cases have been reported in the three endemic countries. 18 cases in Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Iraq, Somalia and Syria.
Pakistan has reported 18 cases of cVDPV2 in 2014 and the most recent case had onset of paralysis on May 27. Nigeria has reported 19 cases of cVDPV2 in 2014the most recent case had onset of paralysis on June 22. and. Total Number of cVDPV2 cases is 37 for 2014. The risk is less than 1/100 of 1%
Affordable and accessible to 73 countries eligible for support from the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization. As the last few polio-endemic countries continue to eradicate polio IPV is injected (as opposed to Oral Polio Vaccine) Eliminates the miniscule risk of vaccine-derived poliovirus while continuing to provide immunity.
In Israel and in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. However, no cases of paralytic polio have been reported to date in these countries. In São Paulo, Brazil in March of this year. However, no cases of paralytic polio have been reported to date. The last case of polio in Brazil was reported in 1989.
Requirements for visitors from list of polio endemic countries and countries with imported cases of polio, travellers must show proof of Poliovirus vaccination prior to entry to India.
In March 2014, the WHO South-East Asia Region was certified polio free, marking a significant leap forward in global eradication, with 80% of the world’s population now living in certified polio-free regions. The world can be freed of the threat of polio - with everyone's commitment, from parent to government worker and political leader to the international community.
“If we fail to get over the finish line, we will need to continue expensive control measures for the indefinite future…,More importantly, without eradication, a resurgence of polio could paralyze more than 200,000 children worldwide every year within a decade.” Now is the time, we must not fail.