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'Silent' New York Polio Outbreak prompts CDC to consider additional vaccines for some

‘Silent’ New York Polio Outbreak prompts CDC to consider additional vaccines for some

The case was found in Rockland County, which has the lowest polio vaccination rate. Director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Dr. José Romero noted that the vast majority of people infected with polio have no symptoms and therefore can unknowingly transmit the virus. “There are many people in the community …

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'Silent' New York Polio Outbreak prompts CDC to consider additional vaccines for some

‘Silent’ New York Polio Outbreak prompts CDC to consider additional vaccines for some

The case was found in Rockland County, which has the lowest polio vaccination rate. Director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Dr. José Romero noted that most people infected with polio do not have symptoms, so the virus can be transmitted without knowing it. “There are many people in the community …

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