WHO statement: 12th meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations Emergency (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus
Threats and outbreaks
Disease threats and outbreaks reports; Communicable disease threats report, Risk assessments.
Prevention and control
Immunisation is the cornerstone of polio eradication. Two types of vaccine are available: an inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) and a live attenuated OPV.