Situation Report for the VDPV2 Response N°6 from June 29 to July 05, 2019
Central African Republic Situation Report for the VDPV2 Response N°6 from June 29 to July 05, 2019
Since May 2019, Confirmation of 4 new emergence of type 2 vaccine-derived poliovirus (VDPV2) in Bambari (2) and Bimbo (2) health districts without any genetic link between them and other known viruses ;
Bambari Health District: CAF-RS4-BAM-19-058, onset of paralysis: May 02, 2019. 07 positive contacts with the same genetic link. Community samples CAF-RS4-BAM-19-058CC14 and CAF-RS4-BAM-19-058CC17 positive, genetically related to each other but not genetically linked to the CAF-RS4-BAM-19-058 index case (new emergence).
Bimbo Health District: CAF-RS1-BIM-19-062, onset of paralysis: May 05, 2019. A positive contact, genetically related to the index case. 02 other positive contacts (CAF-RS1-BIM-19-062C4 and CAF-RS1-BIM-19-062C5), genetically related to each other but not genetically related to the index case CAF-RS1-BIM-19-062 (new emergence).
Organization of round 0 of response Immunization campaign in 04 health districts: Bimbo from June 17 to 19 and Bambari, Grimari, Alindao from June 19 to 21, 2019; Round 1 response in 21 health districts planned for July 26-28, 2019. The target population is 677,841 children aged 0-59 months. Preparations are in progress