Published June 8, 2015
At Rotary's annual convention in Sao Paulo, Bill Gates salutes the humanitarian organization for its unwavering commitment to ending this deadly disease. As of August 5, 2015 there are 43 reported cases of Polio in 2015 as compared with 165 to this date in 2014.
 
 

Polio this week as of 5 August 2015

Wild poliovirus type 1 and Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus cases
 

Total cases

Year-to-date 2015

Year-to-date 2014

Total in 2014 

WPV

 cVDPV

 WPV

 cVDPV

 WPV

 cVDPV

Globally

34

9

134

31

359

55

- in endemic countries

34

1

117

31

340

 52

- in non-endemic countries

0

8

17

 0

19

 3

For more information go to:  http://www.polioeradication.org/Dataandmonitoring/Poliothisweek.aspx

 
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