Risk Of International Spread Of Polio Remains Public Health Emergency, WHO Committee Says

World Health Organization: Statement of the Twentieth IHR Emergency Committee
This statement summarizes outcomes and recommendations from the 20th meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus. In conclusion, the committee stated, “The Committee unanimously agreed that the risk of international spread of poliovirus remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) and recommended the extension of Temporary Recommendations for a further three months…” (3/1).