Polio Strain Resistant to Vaccine was Responsible for 2010 Congo Outbreak

A vaccine resistant mutation of the poliovirus was the cause of the major 2010 polio outbreak in DR Congo Research published in the scientific journal ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences‘ has shown that a mutated strain of the poliovirus was responsible for a 2010 outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which claimed 209 lives. It was initially …