It is no longer news that in the last year, we have recorded new cases of the wild poliovirus in Africa. This is asides from the escalation of outbreaks of the circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus in many African countries. The 7 cases seen so far between the end of last year and the present moment in both Malawi and Mozambique indicate that the potential for an escalation of this crisis exists. These are two countries that have not had cases in a very long time and it makes one wonder if there are other countries where the virus might also be surreptitiously making a comeback. Apart from these cases in Africa, we also have isolates and cases in the UK, the EU, and the US- in places where the virus has not been seen for decades and where immunity levels are relatively high when compared to the rest  Readmore…..