Polio eradication this week:
- There are ten weeks to go until the globally synchronized switch from the trivalent to bivalent oral polio vaccine, an important milestone in achieving a polio-free world. Read more here.
- The WHO Executive Board met last week, recognising progress made in 2015 and renewing their commitment to polio eradication. Read more here.
- For the first time in history, Africa has had 4-months without any wild or circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus cases, nor any environmental positive samples.