CLAIM: Polio has been found in New York City tap water. AP'S ASSESSMENT: False. The virus that causes polio has been detected in New York sewage samples, not tap water.
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Disease trackers are increasingly worried that cases of polio outside of New York City could mushroom into a wider problem.
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New York State health officials say they have identified the polio virus in sewage water samples taken from two unique geographical locations in the New York City suburb of Orange county.
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The University of Minnesota is working on testing techniques as monkeypox continues to spread and polio appears in New York City wastewater.
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NEW YORK — The polio virus has been detected in New York City, health authorities said Friday, a jarring discovery arriving three weeks after the long-defeated virus reemerged in Rockland County north...
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The polio virus has been found in seven different wastewater samples in two adjacent counties north of New York City, health officials said.
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Sewage samples held the clues that enabled lab researchers to detect the spread of polio in Rockland and Orange counties and New York City.
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Health authorities said Friday that the polio virus has been found in New York City wastewater, suggesting "likely local circulation of the virus."
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WASHINGTON: The polio virus was present in wastewater in a New York City suburb a month before health officials there announced a confirmed case of th...
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The virus that causes polio was found in New York City's wastewater. It's another sign the disease is spreading among unvaccinated people.
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The polio virus has been found in New York City sewage, but officials are stressing that the highest risk is for people who haven't been vaccinated.
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New York is in the midst of three public health crises: New York City has become the U.S. epicenter for the monkeypox outbreak; Rockland County is being monitored for possible new polio cases; and the state is still reporting thousands of new Covid-19 ...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The polio virus was detected in wastewater samples from the suburban county near New York City where an unvaccinated adult recently contracted the life-threatening disease, …
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Health officials identified the virus that causes polio in New York City's wastewater, suggesting local transmission of the virus, state authorities said on Friday, urging unvaccinated New Yorkers to get vaccinated.
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A “silent” spread of the polio virus in New York is prompting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to consider additional vaccinations for some people. Now, especially since the virus has been detected in wastewater samples in New York City ...
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The polio virus was detected in more wastewater samples north of New York City, this time in a county adjacent to where an unvaccinated adult recently contracted the life-threatening disease.
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On Thursday, public-health officials in New York reported a case of the infectious disease in an unvaccinated adult in Rockland County, north of New York City. ... This suggests that the patient was infected by a person who received an oral polio vaccine ...
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NEW YORK — The virus that causes polio has been found in New York City's wastewater in another sign that the disease, which hadn't been seen in the U.S. in a decade, is quietly spreading among unvaccinated people, health officials said Friday.
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New York authorities announced they found polio in wastewater samples in some counties, after a case of paralytic polio was discovered in ...
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Polio was detected in wastewater samples from Rockland County, New York. Health officials are urging unvaccinated people in New York to get the vaccine. Rockland County has polio vaccination rates well below the state average ...
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The virus was detected in wastewater samples from Rockland and Orange counties, which have polio vaccination rates roughly 20 percentage points below the state average. The counties are north of New York City.
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The polio virus was present in wastewater in a New York City suburb a month before health officials there announced a confirmed case of the disease last month, state health officials said on Monday.
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Health officials identified the virus that causes polio in New York City's wastewater, suggesting local transmission of the virus, state authorities said on Friday, urging unvaccinated New Yorkers to get vaccinated. “The NYC Heath Department and the ...
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