Tracking Progress Toward Global Polio Eradication -- Worldwide, 2009--2010

April 2011
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/15/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 14, p441
The article discusses developments in the implementation of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), particularly in the year 2009-2010. It claims that during the period, 77% of countries hit by the wild poliovirus (WPV) complied with the national performance standards for acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance. It reports that in 2009-2010, WPV transmission is still prevalent in Afghanistan, India, Nigeria and Pakistan.


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