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Wild type-1 polio cases from Pakistan pose a significant risk of spreading internationally.

Wild type-1 polio cases from Pakistan pose a significant risk of spreading internationally.

The lofty objective of eradicating wildtype poliovirus type-1 (WPV1) by 2026 appears to have become more difficult. Since 2023, WPV1, which is solely found in Pakistan and Afghanistan, has shown signals of comeback. In 2023, Afghanistan and Pakistan each reported six WPV1 cases, compared to two in Afghanistan and 20 in Pakistan in 2022. This … Read more