Recent News

Nov 16, 2018

News Scan for Nov 16, 2018

More ground beef Salmonella cases
Salmonella turkey recall
New polio illnesses
More low-path H5N2 in Minnesota
Poultry biosecurity
Nov 13, 2018

News Scan for Nov 13, 2018

New MERS case
AFM in Scottish kids
Health departments against antimicrobial resistance
Oseltamivir and psychiatric events
Nov 09, 2018

News Scan for Nov 09, 2018

Polio in Pakistan, Africa
More adenovirus cases in NJ
Zika and congenital brain defects
Slight US flu rise
Nov 02, 2018

News Scan for Nov 02, 2018

Polio in 4 countries
Avian flu in Minnesota, Vietnam
Testing for very resistant TB
New CWD type in moose?
Oct 26, 2018

News Scan for Oct 26, 2018

Polio in Pakistan, Nigeria
Egg Salmonella outbreak
Oct 19, 2018

News Scan for Oct 19, 2018

More Ebola in Beni
New polio cases
NYC measles clusters
Dengvaxia approved in Europe
BSE on Scottish farm
Avian flu outbreaks in Vietnam and Bulgaria
Oct 16, 2018
Sick girl hugging mom in hospital

CDC, partners probe 127 polio-like cases in 22 states

So far 62 acute flaccid myelitis cases—marked by sudden limb weakness—have been confirmed.

Oct 12, 2018

News Scan for Oct 12, 2018

Polio cases in 4 countries
Monkeypox case in Israel
H5N6 in Chinese poultry
Oct 05, 2018

News Scan for Oct 05, 2018

Yemen cholera vaccination
New polio cases
WHO on monkeypox in Nigeria
Universal flu vaccine contract
Sep 28, 2018

News Scan for Sep 28, 2018

Funds for MERS, Lassa, Nipah vaccines
New polio cases

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

Chu K, Ying Z, Wang L, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of inactivated poliovirus vaccine made from Sabin strains: A phase II, randomized, dose-finding trial. Vaccine 2018 (published online Sep 21)

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

Grassly NC, Wadood MZ, Safdar RM, et al. Effect of inactivated poliovirus vaccine campaigns, Pakistan, 2014-2017. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 Nov;24(11)

Hsu C, Mahamud A, Safdar M, et al. Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication — Pakistan, January 2017-September 2018. MMWR 2018 Nov 9;67(44):1242-5

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 2017-June 2018. MMWR 2018 Oct 26;67(42):1189-94

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

Tiwari S, Dhole TN. Assessment of enteroviruses from sewage water and clinical samples during eradication phase of polio in North India. Virol J 2018 Oct 16;15:157

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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