New York Declares polio Emergency amid outbreak of the virus. Check out the entire story.

The outbreak of polio virus has been creating alarming signals in the city

Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency on Friday as the polio virus spreads in New York City

The New York Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found polio in wastewater samples from Nassau, Rockland and Sullivan Counties.

New York Health Commissioner Mary Bassett told that people must take all steps to curb the virus and polio immunization program has been launched with immediate effect

polio has been considered as a deadly virus which has affected lives of 35,000 people each year in the 1940s.

The vaccination rate in several New York counties falls well below the 90% goal of the New York Department of Health.

according to reports, The first known case of polio in the U.S. in close to a decade was found in New York on July 18.

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