An illustration made available by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention depicts a poliovirus particle. Image: CDC via AP
An illustration made available by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention depicts a poliovirus particle. Image: CDC via AP

Polio detected in New York’s sewage, suggesting virus is circulating

  • The discovery is a sign that the disease, which had not been seen in the US in a decade, is quietly spreading among unvaccinated people, health officials say
  • ‘We’re dealing with a trifecta,’ New York’s mayor says as the city confronts polio amid the monkeypox threat and changing Covid-19 guidelines

An illustration made available by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention depicts a poliovirus particle. Image: CDC via AP
An illustration made available by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention depicts a poliovirus particle. Image: CDC via AP
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