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Enlarge / This child, who had been ill with measles, exhibited the characteristic rash on the fourth day of its evolution. Measles can cause hearing loss, brain damage, and be fatal to young children. reader comments 0 with 0 posters participating Share this story Amid declining vaccination rates nationwide, an outbreak of measles has erupted ..

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Aurich Lawson | Getty Images reader comments 36 with 31 posters participating Share this story The same strain of poliovirus that paralyzed an unvaccinated young man in New York’s Rockland County this summer is still spreading in several areas of the state as of early October, according to a wastewater surveillance study published by the ..

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Enlarge / A Pakistani health worker administers polio vaccine drops to a child during a vaccination campaign in Karachi on December 10, 2018. Pakistan is one of only two countries in the world where polio remains endemic. reader comments 46 with 32 posters participating Share this story The United States, one of the world’s richest ..

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Enlarge / Transmission electron micrograph of poliovirus type 1. reader comments 129 with 80 posters participating Share this story New York Governor Kathy Hochul declared a “state disaster emergency” Friday after poliovirus was detected in wastewater from a fourth county, indicating that the dangerous virus continues to spread, potentially in areas with abysmal vaccination rates. ..

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Enlarge / A polio vaccine box is displayed at a health clinic in Brooklyn, New York on August 17, 2022. reader comments 53 with 49 posters participating Share this story A third county in New York with a low vaccination rate has detected poliovirus in its wastewater, suggesting that spread of the dangerous virus is ..

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Enlarge / Robert F. Kennedy Jr., heads up to a meeting at Trump Tower on January 10, 2017 in New York City. reader comments 203 with 137 posters participating Share this story As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to ramp up efforts to halt the spread of poliovirus in New York, anti-vaccine ..

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Enlarge / Transmission electron micrograph of poliovirus type 1. reader comments 91 with 72 posters participating Share this story Health officials in New York are ramping up efforts to boost polio vaccination rates in local children as yet more poliovirus has surfaced in sewage sampling. On Friday, August 12, New York state and New York ..

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Enlarge / Kids line up to get their polio vaccines at the Woodbury Avenue School in Huntington, New York, on April 27, 1954. reader comments 183 with 110 posters participating Share this story Health officials in New York have detected a case of polio, marking the first case of the dangerous viral disease in the ..

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Enlarge / A health worker administers a polio vaccine to a child out of Kabul Afghanistan on May 17, 2016. reader comments 105 with 64 posters participating Share this story A vaccine-derived version of poliovirus has repeatedly surfaced in London sewage over the past several months, suggesting there may be a cryptic or hidden spread ..

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Enlarge / 13-year-old boy recovering in a Denver hospital from a suspected case of human enterovirus 68 during a 2014 outbreak. reader comments 31 with 25 posters participating Share this story After a record number of cases in 2018 of a rare, puzzling illness that causes paralysis in otherwise healthy kids, officials at the Centers ..

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