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Polio is generally passed through contact with human feces which makes wastewater testing so critical, according to Riverkeeper Water Quality Program Director Dan Shapley. "We can track, in our wastewater systems, ...
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GOSHEN - The polio virus has been detected in wastewater samples in Orange County, where officials are on high alert after a polio infection was reported in neighboring Rockland County, according to state and county health department officials.
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379 Polio Vaccines Given In Rockland After Resident Left Paralyzed - Nyack-Piermont, NY - Polio virus has been found in wastewater samples from Rockland County Sewer District No.1, officials said.
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Rockland and Orange counties have among the lowest vaccination rates for polio in New York state. Only 60% of young children in Rockland County have had the three doses of polio vaccine they should have received by their second birthday; in Orange County, ...
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The virus was detected in wastewater samples from Rockland and Orange counties, which have polio vaccination rates roughly 20 percentage points below the state average. The counties are north of New York City.
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Rockland health officials say polio was found in wastewater samples from June. The virus was detected in sewer district one, which serves large portions of Clarkstown, Ramapo and parts of Orangetown. There was no polio recorded from the Orangetown ...
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