NY declares disaster emergency after polio found in Long Island wastewater
New York has declared a state disaster emergency over polio after the virus turned up in wastewater on Long Island.
Polio virus detected in more upstate NY wastewater
The virus that causes polio has been found in wastewater samples from another upstate New York county, prompting state health officials to warn of expanding “community spread” of the life-threatening virus.
Polio in New York: What to know
The poliovirus has been found in New York sewage. Most people who get polio have no visible symptoms but some can become paralyzed. Here is what you need to know.
Polio virus found in NYC wastewater
State health officials say that sewage samples from New York City have identified the presence of polioviruses. They say that indicates a risk of community transmission in the city.
Potential community spread of polio in NY identified
Wastewater surveillance has found signs of the polio virus potentially spreading in the Hudson Valley.
Polio detected in NY wastewater
The New York State Department of Health has detected the polio virus in wastewater in Rockland County.
Polio New York: Case found in Rockland County
New York health officials have issued a health alert about a case of polio that has been discovered.