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Polio Virus Detected In New York County Wastewater

Spectrum New York reports: The polio virus has been detected in wastewater samples from early June in Rockland County and is genetically linked to a case confirmed last month in the area, New York state Department of Health officials said Monday. The polio cases are also genetically linked to samples from greater Jerusalem, Israel, but that “does not imply that …

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NEW YORK: County Declares Measles Emergency, Bans All Unvaccinated Children From Public Spaces [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Health officials in Rockland County, New York have declared a state of emergency amid an ongoing measles outbreak. The county is prohibiting unvaccinated children under the age of 18 from going out in public spaces for 30 days. There have been 153 confirmed cases of measles in Rockland County, which sits about 40 miles north of New …

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