Enterovirus 99 is a recently described genotype of virus belonging to the species Human enterovirus C. So far, only a few sequences of this enterovirus type have been available. In 2010, during Spanish enterovirus surveillance, an enterovirus 99 strain was found in an acute flaccid paralysis patient. The virus was detected and typed in the clinical samples… (More)
To the Editor: The World Health Organization Polio Eradication Initiative has reduced to 4 the number of countries with endemic transmission of wild polioviruses and has reported the widespread circulation of poliovi-ruses that have evolved from attenuated vaccine (oral poliovirus vaccine [OPV]), so-called vaccine-derived polioviruses (VDPVs) (1,2). VDPVs… (More)
We read with interest the article by Leber et al. (1).….