Polio

Recent News

Jun 15, 2018

News Scan for Jun 15, 2018

Ebola count at 66
No polio in Venezuela
2nd Midwest Cyclospora outbreak
Legionnaires' and the VA
Avian flu outbreaks
Jun 11, 2018

News Scan for Jun 11, 2018

MERS household cluster
US flu deaths in kids
Polio in Venezuela
Cyclospora infections in 2 states
Measles in Brazil
H5N1, H5N8 poultry outbreaks
Jun 08, 2018

News Scan for Jun 08, 2018

Salmonella from backyard poultry
Melon-linked Salmonella
Polio in Pakistan
Nipah research priorities
Malaria treatment safety
Jun 01, 2018

News Scan for Jun 01, 2018

CDC flu risk assessment
Zika in body fluids
Polio in Afghanistan
H7N9 in Chinese poultry
May 25, 2018

News Scan for May 25, 2018

Nipah virus in India
Salmonella and kratom
New US pediatric flu death
MCR-1, MCR-3 in Korea
Polio in Nigeria
May 17, 2018

News Scan for May 17, 2018

More lettuce E coli cases
Exemptions for N95 respirators
Salmonella in pet pythons
Polio in Somalia
May 10, 2018

News Scan for May 10, 2018

Canadian romaine E coli cases
Burkholderia cepacia outbreak
Yellow fever in Brazil
Avian flu outbreaks
Polio emergency continues
Apr 27, 2018

News Scan for Apr 27, 2018

Yellow fever in Brazil
US flu continues decline
Ebola lab exposure update
New polio case in DRC
Bat immunity and Marburg virus
Apr 12, 2018
Oral polio vaccine

Polio trends promising, but surveillance gaps linger

In 2017, the number of global wild poliovirus cases sank to its lowest level, WHO and CDC researchers say.

Apr 06, 2018

News Scan for Apr 06, 2018

California measles cluster
Polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan
Ebola household spread
UK antibiotic Rx letter

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Alleman MM, Chitale R, Burns CC, et al. Vaccine-derived poliovirus outbreaks and events — three provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2017. MMWR 2018 Mar 16;67(10):300-5

Elhamidi Y, Mahamud A, Safdar M, et al. Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication — Pakistan, January 2016-September 2017. MMWR 2017 Nov 24;66(46):1276-80

Fernandez-Garcia MD, Majumdar M, Kebe O, et al. Emergence of vaccine-derived polioviruses during Ebola virus outbreak, Guinea, 2014-2015. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Dec 14)

Gardner TJ, Diop OM, Jorba J, et al. Surveillance to track progress toward polio eradication — worldwide, 2016-2017. MMWR 2018 Apr 13;67(14):418-23

Hussain I, Mach O, Habib A, et al. Seroprevalence of anti-polio antibodies in children from polio high-risk areas of Pakistan: a cross-sectional survey 2015-2016. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Sep;36(9):e230-6

Jorba J, Diop OM, Iber J, et al. Update on vaccine-derived polioviruses — worldwide, January 2016-June 2017. MMWR 2017 Nov 3;66(43):1185-91

Khan F, Datta D, Quddus A, et al. Progress toward polio eradication — worldwide, January 2016-March 2018. MMWR 2018 May 11;67(18):524-8

Martinez M, Shukla H, Nikulin J, et al. Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication — Afghanistan, January 2016-June 2017. MMWR 2017 Aug 18;66(32):854-8

Mohanty MC, Madkaikar MR, Desai M, et al. Poliovirus excretion in children with primary immunodeficiency disorders, India. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Aug 28)

Previsani N, Singh H, St. Pierre J, et al. Progress toward containment of poliovirus type 2 worldwide, 2017. MMWR 2017 Jun 23;66(24):649-52

Sagy I, Novack V, Gdalevich M, et al. Mass media effect on vaccines uptake during silent polio outbreak. Vaccine 2018 (published online Feb 10)

Tanluchi M, Famulare M, Zaman K, et al. Community transmission of type 2 poliovirus after cessation of trivalent oral polio vaccine in Bangladesh: an open-label cluster-randomised trial and modelling study. Lancet Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jul 7)

Tegegne AA, Braka F, Shebeshi ME, et al. Characteristics of wild polio virus outbreak investigation and response in Ethiopia in 2013-2014: implications for prevention of outbreaks due to importations. BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 Jan 5;18:9

The global switch from trivalent oral polio vaccine (tOPV) to bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV): facts, experiences and lessons learned from the south-south zone; Nigeria, April 2016. BMC Infect Dis 2018 Jan 27;18:57

Verma AA, Jimenez MP, Tangermann RH, et al. Insecurity, polio vaccination rates, and polio incidence in northwest Pakistan. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2018 (published online Jan 29)

Wang HB, Luo HM, Li L, et al. Vaccine-derived poliovirus surveillance in China during 2001-2013: the potential challenge for maintaining polio free status. BMC Infect Dis 2017 Dec 2;17:742

Wu W, Wang H, Li K, et al. Recipient vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis in China, 2010-2015. Vaccine 2018 Feb 21;36(9):1209-13

Zaman K, Estivariz CF, Morales M, et al. Immunogenicity of type 2 monovalent oral and inactivated poliovirus vaccines for type 2 poliovirus outbreak response: an open-label, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2018 (published online Mar 20)

Zhao D, Ma R, Zhou T, et al. Introduction of inactivated poliovirus vaccine and impact on vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis — Beijing, China, 2014-2016. MMWR 2017 Dec 15;66(49):1357-61

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