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Polio in Mozambique

18 February 2022

On 16th February 2022, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative reported two cases of polio in Mozambique, one each in the provinces of Nampula and Cabo Delgado.

Advice for Travellers

Poliomyelitis is spread mainly through person to person contact via the faecal-oral route.

  • Travellers should be offered a booster dose of poliomyelitis vaccine if it has been more than 10 years since their last dose.

For further information see the TRAVAX Mozambique country page and Poliomyelitis page.