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

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

Kansas doctor shares perspective on monkeypox outbreak and polio case in US

Kansas doctor shares perspective on monkeypox outbreak and polio case in US

WICHITA, Kansas (KWCH) – A global outbreak of monkeypox has hit the United States in recent months, as doctors in New York confirmed the first case of polio in the United States in nearly a decade. While Kansas has just one known confirmed case of monkeypox, doctors say it’s only a matter of time before … Read more

New York’s health department says hundreds of people could be infected with polio virus

New York’s health department says hundreds of people could be infected with polio virus

Poliomyelitis found in sewage samples from 2 New York counties 02:04 New York state health officials have found indications of additional polio virus cases in sewage samples from two different counties, leading them to warn that hundreds of people could be infected with the potentially serious virus. Just two weeks ago, the New York Department … Read more