Status: infected by cVDPV
Madagascar is affected by an ongoing cVDPV1 outbreak, continuing from 2014. Transmission of the virus is geographically widespread across the country.
WHO’s International Travel and Health recommends that all travellers to polio-affected areas be fully vaccinated against polio. Residents (and visitors for more than 4 weeks) from infected areas should receive an additional dose of OPV or inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) within 4 weeks to 12 months of travel.
Poliovirus in Madagascar
Circulating vaccine-derived polio outbreak confirmed in Madagascar
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