Egypt is free from Polio

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... World Health Organization officials say, the birthplace of polio appears for the first time to have ceased to be a source of transmission of the virus, with no new cases recorded in Egypt over the past 12 months ...

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This is great news and I hope that we can keep it up. I hope that the keen detection of new cases and strict and wide spread immunization continues with the same level. I hope not but I think that we still have a high risk of finding new cases though, this was only a year with no new cases.