The UK Health Security Agency said it believes the virus was ‘vaccine-derived’. Photo: Shutterstock
The UK Health Security Agency said it believes the virus was ‘vaccine-derived’. Photo: Shutterstock
Disease

Polio back in UK after virus detected in London sewage samples

  • A type of polio virus derived from vaccines has been detected in London sewage samples
  • The UK’s last case of wild polio was in 1984 and the country was declared polio-free in 2003

The UK Health Security Agency said it believes the virus was ‘vaccine-derived’. Photo: Shutterstock
The UK Health Security Agency said it believes the virus was ‘vaccine-derived’. Photo: Shutterstock
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