Poliomyelitis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016

Surveillance report
30 Aug 2018
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 21 May 2018.

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Poliomyelitis. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2016. Stockholm: ECDC; 2018. 

The WHO European Region was declared polio-free in 2002. Neither wild-type nor vaccine-type viruses were notified in the WHO European Region in 2016, but the risk of importation and subsequent transmission remain high in some countries.


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