New York Declares State Of Emergency As Polio Cases Rise
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New York has declared a state of emergency over the spread of the polio infections. This is being done in order to try and cut down a number of infections that has been witnessed in the state in recent weeks. It’s also trying to boost vaccination rates in the state amidst further evidence that the virus is now spreading across the state, in the video published on Sep 10, 2022, “US: Polio is back in places it was eliminated; India continues winning streak against virus | WION“, below:
Yahoo Finance health reporter Anjalee Khemlani explains why Gov. Kathy Hochul is declaring a state of emergency in New York due to polio cases and also provides the latest update on monkeypox, in the video published on Sep 9, 2022, “New York governor declares state of emergency amid rise in polio cases“, below:
As Polio virus is spreading all across New York, the government has declared a state of emergency. According to the authorities – the samples from the wastewater from New York City and four other counties have tested positive for paralytic polio which causes paralysis in humans, in the video published on Sep 10, 2022, “New York declares state of emergency over Polio t boost vaccination rates | Latest News | WION“, below:
There are concerns polio could be making a comeback, after it was detected in New York wastewater samples. In July, an unvaccinated person in Rockland County tested positive for the virus, the first U.S. case in a decade. Dr. Stella Safo, founder of Just Equity for Health, joined CBS News’ Lana Zak to discuss polio and other health headlines, in the video published on Aug 15, 2022, “Concerns grow over possible resurgence of polio”, below:
Polio had been considered eliminated from the U.S. since 1979, when the last known case of the original strain of the polio virus was detected, while the global vaccination campaign has decreased cases by 99.9 percent. But the virus now seems to be gaining a foothold again in some countries. Dr. Stella Safo of the Stanford School of Medicine joins William Brangham to discuss, in the video published on Aug 22, 2022, “Public health experts sound the alarm as new polio cases emerge“, below:
A 20-year-old male in Rockland County has polio, which is the first recorded case in the United States in almost a decade, Sarah Wallace reports, in the video published on July 21, 2022, “How Is Polio Transmitted? 1st U.S. Case in Almost a Decade Reported in New York | NBC New York“, below:
For any one who is not vaccinated against polio, be sure to get the vaccination.
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