Polio Outbreak Ends in Somalia

In Travel Vaccine News by Travel Vaccine

The Director of Polio Eradication for World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Region declared Somalia’s outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 3 (cVDPV3) closed.
According to an article published by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) on April 14, 2021, Dr. Hamid Jafari confirmed a full twenty-eight months have passed since this strain of polio was last detected in Somalia.

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