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Public Health Response to a Case of Paralytic Poliomyelitis in an Unvaccinated Person and Detection of Poliovirus in Wastewater — New York, June–August 2022

Summary What is already known about this topic? Sustained poliovirus transmission has been eliminated from the United States for approximately 40 years; vaccines are highly effective in preventing paralysis after exposure. What is added by this report? In June 2022, poliovirus was confirmed in an unvaccinated immunocompetent adult resident of […]

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