March 2, 2024

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Polio detected in New York City’s wastewater, suggesting virus is circulating: “Alarming, but not surprising”

CBS News

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The virus that causes polio has been detected in New York City’s wastewater weeks after a case of polio was identified in Rockland County, north of the city, health officials announced Friday.

The presence of the poliovirus in the city’s wastewater suggests likely local circulation of the virus, the city and New York state health departments said.

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