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

CDC official: Several hundred polio cases likely circulating in New York

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) official said Thursday that a case of polio detected in New York last month, the first confirmed US case in nearly a decade, could very well be an indication of “several hundreds of cases” within this community. In late July, a 20-year-old man from Rockland County in … Read more