ECDC respond to the statement of the seventeenth IHR emergency committee regarding the international spread of poliovirus

03 July 2018

Article: 52/2604

The seventeenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR), regarding the international spread of poliovirus, took place in April 2018 (see current note 52/1907).

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) issued a response on 26 June 2018, stating that the conclusions of the IHR Emergency Committee do not change their risk assessment for Europe.

Source: ECDC, 26 June 2018