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The polio virus has now been found in wastewater from three New York counties – Sullivan, Rockland and Orange – as well as in New York City.
Polio has been detected in New York City's wastewater and heavily populated Orthodox Williamsburg is vulnerable due to the lack of people fully vaccinated against Polio.
Local health officials announced the case Thursday and said they would begin a drive to increase vaccination against the potentially deadly virus.
Polio case was identified in Rockland County, New York and later confirmed by CDC. Tests showing it originated outside of the US.
No polio virus has been found in the country’s sewage in the last month, but the ministry will only be able to say the outbreak is over if this situation continues for five more months.
Polio, spread mainly through contamination by fecal matter, used to kill and paralyze thousands of children annually worldwide.
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The campaign is crucial to the Israeli public, particularly children and teens as many of them had not received the polio vaccine as part of their standard vaccination schedule.