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This phase of Pulse Polio is very important. Our slight carelessness can bring back the disease.

The Free Press Journal on MSN.com Sep 18 2022 - 10:38

To prevent polio outbreaks, government officials used tactics now familiar in the era of COVID-19: They closed public spaces and shut down restaura

KRQE Albuquerque on MSN.com Sep 18 2022 - 10:00

According to immunisation officer Dr Tarun Gupta, the department was entrusted with a target of administering polio drops to 5.22 lakh children in

The Free Press Journal Sep 18 2022 - 09:57

We don't think my dad ever got the polio vaccine.

YAHOO!News Sep 18 2022 - 09:04

The New York State Department Of Health (NYS DOH) and CDC tested two weeks of sample wastewater taken from Kingston and New Paltz.

WTEN on MSN.com Sep 18 2022 - 08:10

Local officials are monitoring the spread of polio amid growing national concerns, leaving some wondering what measures will be used to curb the sp

NBC Chicago Sep 18 2022 - 03:23

Pulse polio immunisation booths will be set up at several metro stations on the Violet Line from September 18 to 20.

Indiatimes Sep 17 2022 - 21:59

Q: I’ve read about polio appearing again in the U.S. Should I be worried about my kids?

Boston Herald on MSN.com Sep 17 2022 - 21:44

Taunting a person for his handicap, and pushing him around to throw him on the ground when he is helpless and unable to defend himself, constitutes

Hindustan Times on MSN.com Sep 17 2022 - 09:55

The re-emergence of polio is worrisome, particularly considering the politicization of and uneven response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Forbes Sep 16 2022 - 10:39

Why does one case of polio worry officials? What does it mean to find poliovirus in wastewater? A doctor is answering those questions and more.

WMUR Sep 16 2022 - 09:00

A six-month-old baby died recently due to poliovirus in Pakistan, officials said here on Friday, as the country's effort to defeat the crippli

NDTV Sep 16 2022 - 06:56

The world has been so close to eradicating polio for so long—which is exactly why the virus is staging a comeback now.

The Atlantic Sep 16 2022 - 06:55

Since 2020, much of the world has been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and how to slow the spread of that virus.

simplemost.com Sep 16 2022 - 06:50

As the virus circulates and more genetic changes occur, the virus can regain its ability to infect the central nervous system and cause paralysis.

Homeland Security Today Sep 16 2022 - 06:30

An August report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that "even a single case of paralytic polio represents a public h

CNN on MSN.com Sep 16 2022 - 06:21

A nearly 98-year-old Provincetown woman recalls her childhood battle with polio as the virus shows up again in NY.

Cape Cod Times Sep 16 2022 - 02:02

For those who didn't live through the polio epidemic in the 1950s, this might seem like a danger so remote it resembles fiction.

Newsday Sep 15 2022 - 18:26

But since most adults are presumed to be vaccinated against polio, many health providers don't have the inactivated polio vaccine on hand.

Times Union Sep 15 2022 - 12:44

An August report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that "even a single case of paralytic polio represents a public h

CNN Sep 15 2022 - 10:02

In light of polio being detected in various New York communities, Connecticut has been testing the wastewater in some local municipalities to ensur

SFGate Sep 15 2022 - 09:00

Before polio vaccines became available in the 1950s, people wary of the disabling disease were afraid to allow their children outside, let alone go

CBS News Sep 15 2022 - 05:21

Federal officials are stepping up efforts to fight the disease after the first U.S.

The Washington Post on MSN.com Sep 15 2022 - 03:00

The CDC warned that cases of enterovirus D-68 have surged this summer, which will likely lead to a rise in cases of acute flaccid myelitis.

gizmodo on MSN.com Sep 14 2022 - 17:30

There are troubling signs that the COVID-19 pandemic created new chances for diseases formerly in retreat—like polio and measles—to spread.

Popular Science Sep 14 2022 - 11:30

In a series of recent NSC meetings, top health and White House officials have debated how to respond to an outbreak of the virus.

Politico on MSN.com Sep 14 2022 - 10:59

Pockets of the city where vaccination rates are low could create windows for the virus to spread.

phillyvoice.com Sep 14 2022 - 09:10

There is no cure for polio, which infects the central nervous system and causes paralysis.

Staten Island Advance Sep 14 2022 - 08:43

County Executive Ed Day will host a Facebook Live Wednesday afternoon to talk about the virus and Rockland's efforts to contain it.

Patch on MSN.com Sep 14 2022 - 05:42

We cannot emphasize enough that polio is a dangerous disease for which there is no cure,” Dr. José R.

Forbes on MSN.com Sep 14 2022 - 05:01

More than 5,000 polio vaccines have been administered in Rockland County since the confirmed case of polio was detected in a local resident earlier

NBC New York Sep 13 2022 - 17:30

Polio has infected a resident of Rockland County, N.Y., across the Hudson River from southwest Connecticut.

Hartford Courant Sep 13 2022 - 15:45

Public health officials in Chicago are monitoring the spread of polio after New York declared a state of emergency over an outbreak of the virus th

NBC Chicago on MSN.com Sep 13 2022 - 15:28

Health officials expect a rise in cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, which causes unexplained weakness or paralysis of the arms or legs

YAHOO!News Sep 13 2022 - 12:43

New York has declared a disaster, opening up more vaccine resources, as wastewater samples suggest community transmission of the disease.

CNET Sep 13 2022 - 08:40

Still, the new emergency order expands who can give a polio vaccine to include emergency medical service workers, midwives and pharmacists.

U.S. News & World Report Sep 13 2022 - 07:51

I was struck by the illness as a child. We will put everyone in danger if we allow discredited reports to proliferate

The Guardian Sep 13 2022 - 07:24

But in recent years, experts have pinned EV-D68 to a rare but serious polio-like neurological condition called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM).

Ars Technica Sep 13 2022 - 07:01

Though Karachi is a historic polio reservoir, most of the recent cases have been from North Waziristan, a Pakistani Taliban stronghold till recentl

The Print on MSN.com Sep 13 2022 - 06:58

Adults who doubt they have been fully vaccinated against polio should talk to their doctors about getting additional shots, experts say.

Honolulu Star-Advertiser Sep 13 2022 - 03:05

With addition of this new case, the number of total polio virus cases has reached to 18 in the country.

Radio Pakistan Sep 13 2022 - 02:36

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency in hopes of boosting polio vaccination rates in the state.

The National Interest Sep 12 2022 - 23:10

I was struck by the illness as a child. We will put everyone in danger if we allow discredited reports to proliferate

The Guardian Sep 12 2022 - 23:00

A Cheektowaga woman wanted to get the word out about how polio impacted her family in the 1950s.

WGRZ on MSN.com Sep 12 2022 - 17:31

A: It was reported over the summer that an unvaccinated man in New York got polio and has developed paralysis, and there is evidence of the virus c

Medical Xpress Sep 12 2022 - 13:17

New York Governor Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency after a case of polio was confirmed over the summer and traces of the virus were detec

YAHOO!News Sep 12 2022 - 12:43

A man developed vaccine-derived polio, a strain of polio derived from a live virus.

Health Digest on MSN.com Sep 12 2022 - 09:34

With the polio virus detected in the wastewater from North Hempstead in Nassau County, New York Gov.

Long Island Business News Sep 12 2022 - 08:18

We project that transmission could peak in early October and hospitals could approach their capacity threshold," Ghebreyesus told WHO'S R

U.S. News & World Report Sep 12 2022 - 05:14