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The decade of the last recorded wild paralytic polio case

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The decade of the last recorded wild paralytic polio case
The most recent year in which a case of wild poliovirus was detected in a country.
Source
Global Polio Eradication Initiative (2023) – with minor processing by Our World in Data
Last updated
April 12, 2024
Next expected update
April 2025
Date range
2023–2023

Sources and processing

This data is based on the following sources

This dataset shows the last recorded case of indigenous wild poliovirus (WPV) by country. As data methodology and quality varied widely across regions and countries in earlier years, this table is based on the best-available sources for the years before 2000.

Retrieved on
April 12, 2024
Citation
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Global Polio Eradication Initiative (2023)

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“Data Page: The decade of the last recorded wild paralytic polio case”, part of the following publication: Esteban Ortiz-Ospina and Max Roser (2016) - “Global Health”. Data adapted from Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Retrieved from https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/the-decade-of-the-last-recorded-case-of-paralytic-polio-by-country [online resource]
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Global Polio Eradication Initiative (2023) – with minor processing by Our World in Data

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Global Polio Eradication Initiative (2023) – with minor processing by Our World in Data. “The decade of the last recorded wild paralytic polio case” [dataset]. Global Polio Eradication Initiative, “Polio-Free Countries” [original data]. Retrieved July 24, 2024 from https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/the-decade-of-the-last-recorded-case-of-paralytic-polio-by-country