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Poliovirus in London sewage

Indian Express | 24/06/2022 01:58 PM | Click to read full article

Just as we thought that monkeypox would be the new virus scare for 2022, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) declared a national incident of repeated poliovirus detection in sewage in north and east London.

Repeated positive readings for polio suggest that there is an ongoing infection and likely transmission in the area. Here’s what you need to know.