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CDC’s MMWR Discusses Surveillance Efforts To Track Progress Toward Global Polio Eradication

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Surveillance to Track Progress Toward Polio Eradication — Worldwide, 2017-2018
Jaymin C. Patel of the Global Immunization Division at the CDC and colleagues discuss surveillance efforts to track global progress toward polio eradication. The authors write, “This report presents 2017-2018 poliovirus surveillance data, focusing on 31 countries identified as high-priority countries because of a ‘high risk of poliovirus transmission and limited capacity to adequately address those risks'” (4/5).