The Return of Polio

The Return of Polio

Update: 2022-08-261
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Polio has been detected in New York wastewater following the case of a man infected and paralyzed by the virus in July. How much is the virus circulating and what does that mean for you and young children at greatest risk? Andy speaks with New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett and Stanford Professor of Pediatrics Dr. Yvonne “Bonnie” Maldonado about how a disease eliminated from the Western Hemisphere in 1994 returned and what we must do now.


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The Return of Polio

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