Earlier this year, the African continent was declared free of the wild Poliovirus. There are only two more countries where Polio remains epidemic, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
While we are in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, we should not forget the progress the world has made against other diseases like with the Polio vaccination efforts. The fight to eradicate Polio is still not over, but we are very close.
October 24 is World Polio Day