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Friday, December 28, 2018
The polio environmental surveillance (ES) system has been an incredible tool for advancing polio eradication efforts because of its ability to highlight the spatial and temporal extent of poliovirus c
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Friday, April 27, 2018
If a polio outbreak somehow occurs many years after polio eradication and the subsequent cessation of oral polio vaccination, it may not be possible to rapidly re-establish polio eradication in popula
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Wednesday, October 4, 2017
We evaluate the risk that using the oral polio vaccine (OPV, a live, attenuated vaccine) in a highly susceptible population after OPV cessation will result in transmission and survival of the attenuat
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Friday, September 8, 2017

We evaluated the global cessation of the type 2 oral polio vaccine by modeling pre- and post-cessation detection rates in order to identify anomalous detections that may indicate prolonged circulat

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Friday, July 7, 2017
The global polio routine immunization policy shift from tOPV to bOPV+IPV has already increased the potential for type 2 poliovirus transmission, but community transmission can be limited by high immun
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Outbreaks of cVDPV can occur due to the genetic instability of the OPV vaccine strains in populations that have low levels of immunity to poliovirus.
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Friday, August 28, 2015
Nigeria may be the next country to achieve wild-type polio elimination. The most recent case of wild-type 1 (WPV1) in Nigeria occurred in July 2014.
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Sunday, March 1, 2015
Widespread genetic sequencing of pathogens is changing the practice of epidemiology.
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