What does it mean that polio was found in wastewater in London and New York? What is “vaccine-derived” polio? What does eradication mean, and how will we achieve it? On this World Polio Day, Dr. Ananda Bandyopadhyay, deputy director of the polio team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, explains the most up-to-date information and maps out the future of tackling polio.
Read The Lancet's recent editorial on polio eradication:
Polio eradication: falling at the final hurdle?
Read the recent article on detecting polio in London:
Sustained detection of type 2 poliovirus in London sewage between February and July, 2022, by enhanced environmental surveillance
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