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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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