Poliovirus detected in sewage samples in New York, health officials say

CNN — Poliovirus has been detected in sewage samples in New York City, suggesting likely local circulation of the virus, according to state and local health officials. “We are dealing with a trifecta. Covid is still very present. Polio, we have identified polio in our wastewater. And we are still dealing with the monkeypox crisis,” … Read more

Polio detected in New York sewage, suggesting virus is circulating

NEW YORK (AP) — The polio virus has been found in New York City’s sewage, another sign that the disease, which hadn’t been seen in the United States for a decade, is quietly spreading among people unvaccinated, health officials said Friday. The presence of poliovirus in the city’s sewage suggests likely local circulation of the … Read more