Polio this week as of 20 SEPTEMBER 2017

 
Year-to-date 2017
Year-to-date 2016
Total in 2016
WPV
cVDPV
WPV
cVDPV
WPV
cVDPV
Globally
1049243
37
5
- in endemic countries10
10024037
- in non-endemic countries
0
49
0
303

 

Case Breakdown by Country

 

                               2017                                           2016

                                 WPV                   cVDPV             WPV                   cVDPV

Afghanistan                 6                         0              8 cases in 2016           0          Last Onset   9 July 2017
Lao                             0                         0              0 cases in 2016           3          Last Onset  10 Jan 2016
Nigeria                        0                         0              3 cases in 2016           0          Last Onset  20 Aug 2016
Pakistan                      4                         0             13 cases in 2016          1          Last Onset (WPV) 10 Aug 2017
DR Congo                    0                        9               0 cases in 2016          0           Last Onset   26 July 2017
Syrian Arab Republic    0                        40                                                           Last Onset   12 July 2017                                                             

 

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Afghanistan 
No new wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases were reported in the past week,Cross Border-transmission with Pakistan
The total number of WPV1 cases for 2017 Increased to 6 compared to 8 in 2016.
Nigeria
No new case of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases reported in the past week.The total number of WPV1 cases for 2017 is Zero. Total for 2016 was 3
Pakistan 
No new wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases were reported in the past week.  The total number of WPV1 cases for 2017 is 4
Compared to 13 for 2016
Lao People's Democratic Replublic
No new cases of type 1 were report in the past week. The total number of WPV1 cases for 2017 is Zero. The total number of cVDPV1 cases in 2016 was 3 .  
West Africa
No wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases were reported in 2016 or 2017. 
Central Africa
DR Congo -One new case of cVDPV2 in the past week bringing total to 9
The Middle East
In Syria- One new cases of cVDPV2 in the past week bringing total to 40 This outbreak happened between march and 13 July.
Plans are being finalized to mitigate further spread from outbreak zone.Including immunization in North West Syria,Turkey and Lebanon.
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