Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, January 28th, 2001
Dr. Ciro de Quadros, director of the Division of Vaccines and Immunization at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), praised the response to the situation by the countries of Haiti and the Dominican Republic, saying "their work has been outstanding."
According to de Quadros, one case of poliomyelitis due to a polio type-1 vaccine-derived virus was confirmed in Haiti in August 2000. Subsequent intensive case...
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