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WHO: Syria cVDPV2 Outbreak Situation Report #17 - 10 October 2017

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  • WHO: Syria cVDPV2 Outbreak Situation Report #17 - 10 October 2017

    Source: https://reliefweb.int/report/syrian-...0-october-2017


    Syria cVDPV2 Outbreak Situation Report #17 - 10 October 2017
    Report
    from World Health Organization, UN Children's Fund
    Published on 10 Oct 2017 View Original

    Key highlights
    • One (1) n case of cVDPV2 was reported this week from Mayadeen district, Deir Ez-Zor governorate. The case, a 19-month-old child with no history of polio vaccination, had onset of paralysis on 19 August.
    • The total number of confirmed cVDPV2 cases is 48.
    • The second immunization round for Raqqa commenced 7 October. mOPV2 is being administered to children 0-59 months of age, and IPV to children aged between 2-23 months. Aqua tabs are being provided to families together with vaccination.
    • Initial reports indicate that vaccination has started in all three districts of Raqqa (Tell Abyad, Raqqa and Thawra).
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