The WHO European Region declared free of polio

Euro Surveill. 2002 May;7(5):76-7.


The WHO European Region* has been certified "free of poliomyelitis" at a meeting held in Copenhaguen, Denmark, on 21 June 2002. The information was released by the European Regional Commission for the Certification of Poliomyelitis Eradication.

MeSH terms

  • Europe / epidemiology
  • Humans
  • Immunization Programs
  • Poliomyelitis / epidemiology*
  • Poliomyelitis / prevention & control
  • Poliovirus Vaccines / administration & dosage
  • World Health Organization


  • Poliovirus Vaccines