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WHO Releases Statement From 16th IHR Emergency Committee Regarding International Spread Of Poliovirus

WHO: Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus
“…Overall the Committee was encouraged by continued progress in [wild poliovirus (WPV1)] eradication, with the number of cases globally falling to an all-time low in 2017. In addition, there has been no international spread of WPV since … November 2017…” (2/14).