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Epidemiological Alert: Poliomyelitis (20 October 2010) Epidemiological Alert: Poliomyelitis (20 October 2010)

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Date added: 10/20/2010
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Epidemiological AlertsThe Global Polio Eradication Initiative is currently registering 574 cases caused by wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) and 3 (WPV3) in non-endemic countries: Angola, central-Asian countries, Russia, Chad, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nepal, and western-African countries.

7 May 2014 - Implications for the Americas, polio-free Region 7 May 2014 - Implications for the Americas, polio-free Region

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Date added: 05/07/2014
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3 October 2011 Poliomyelitis due to wild polio virus – Response Protocol 3 October 2011 Poliomyelitis due to wild polio virus – Response Protocol

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Date added: 10/03/2011
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Epidemiological Alerts The Protocol for responding to imported cases of poliomyelitis due to wild poliovirus has the following objective: Prevent the occurrence of national poliomyelitis epidemics caused by the importation of wild polio virus, prevent the outbreak from spreading among countries in the Americas and prevent renewed circulation of wild polio virus in any country that experiences an imported case.

22 September 2011 Poliomyelitis due to wild poliovirus 22 September 2011 Poliomyelitis due to wild poliovirus

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Date added: 09/26/2011
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21 June 2014 Detection of imported wild poliovirus in environmental samples 21 June 2014 Detection of imported wild poliovirus in environmental samples

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Upon detection of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in environmental samples from Brazil, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that Member States of the Region of the Americas continue to strengthen surveillance for cases of acute flaccid paralysis in order to rapidly detect any new instances of imported poliovirus and maintain high immunization coverage against polio.

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