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Somalia: Somalia Weekly Polio Update: Weeks 18, 2019

Source: World Health Organization, UN Children s Fund Country: Somalia
Situation Update So far in 2019, Somalia has identified one child with circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2)* in Las Anod, Sool region, Soma In response to this case, a #39;round zero #39; was conducted from 7-10 May in Las Anod (where the case was confirmed) and in seven districts of three regions: Sool and neighbouring Togdher and S No new cVDPV2 or cVDPV3 isolates have been detected through environmental sampling in Thirteen children have been confirmed to have cVDPV in the ongoing concurrent outbreaks: six cVDPV2, six cVPDV3, and child is coinfected with cVPDV types 2 and 3.


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