Recent News

Sep 21, 2018

News Scan for Sep 21, 2018

E coli ground beef outbreak
Polio in Afghanistan, DRC
Healthcare-associated infections
Sep 14, 2018

News Scan for Sep 14, 2018

More DRC Ebola cases
Polio cases in 4 nations
Low-path H7N3 on California farm
Salmonella and breaded chicken
Sep 07, 2018

News Scan for Sep 07, 2018

More flulike illness in fliers
MERS in Saudi Arabia
More polio in Papua NG
WHO on dengue vaccination
Congo yellow fever threat
Aug 31, 2018

News Scan for Aug 31, 2018

DRC Ebola total at 116
MERS in Saudi Arabia
More polio in 4 nations
H1N2v case in Ohio
Intercontinental avian flu duck travel
Aug 30, 2018
Polio vax Nepal

Study reveals early impact of 3-strain oral polio vaccine withdrawal

The study provides evidence that population immunity is critical for the successful phase-out of oral polio vaccines.

Aug 24, 2018

News Scan for Aug 24, 2018

More H1N2v flu cases
Cyclospora outbreak grows
Polio in Nigeria, Somalia
Avian flu, distemper in seals
Aug 17, 2018

News Scan for Aug 17, 2018

Cyclospora cases rise to 476
Polio in Afghanistan, Papua NG, Nigeria
Aug 14, 2018

News Scan for Aug 14, 2018

More polio in Papua New Guinea
MERS camel contact findings
Complicated UTI treatment trial
Aug 09, 2018

News Scan for Aug 09, 2018

Early West Nile activity in Europe
Avian flu in Russia, Taiwan
Polio response steps
MERS in camel workers
Saudi MERS rumor
Aug 08, 2018

News Scan for Aug 08, 2018

Ebola vaccination in DRC
Polio outbreaks in Nigeria
Italy and mandatory vaccines
Nipah recap

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

Blake IM, Pons-Salort M, Molodecky NA, et al. Type 2 poliovirus detection after global withdrawal of trivalent oral vaccine. N Engl J Med 2018 Aug 30;379(9):834-45

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

Ivanova OE, Eremeeva TP, Morozova NS, et al. Vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis in the Russian Federation in 1998-2014. Int J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Sep 7)

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, Ahmadi M, et al. Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication — Afghanistan, January 2017-May 2018. MMWR 2018 Aug 3;67(30):833-7

Mbaeyi C, Wadood ZM, Moran T, et al. Strategic response to an outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – Syria, 2017-2018. MMWR 2018 Jun 22;67(24):690-4

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

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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