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One new case was reported in the past week, bringing the total number of cases for 2011 to 18 (all WPV1). The most recent case had onset of paralysis on 18 September (from Kashgar, in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region). Following three SNIDs conducted in September and October (targeting varying age groups), an additional campaign is planned for 12-16 November, using domestically-produced monovalent OPV type 1. Depending on the area, the age range of the activity will cover persons aged 0-39 years.

Source: WHO

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