According to New York health officials, poliovirus has been discovered in the sewage of Brooklyn and Queens.

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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has extended the state of emergency declared in response to the spread of poliovirus after sewage tested positive in Brooklyn and Queens. Hochul said the state disaster emergency will remain in place at least through Nov. 8 to support statewide efforts to boost the vaccination rate against polio. The New … Read more

Acute respiratory illness caused by EV-D68 has increased in the United States, according to CDC statistics.

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Doctors should brace themselves for an increase in young patients infected with enterovirus D68, which may be connected to an increase in occurrences of the uncommon, paralyzing illness acute flaccid myelitis, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday. According to new CDC statistics, rhinovirus and enterovirus caused an upsurge in … Read more

Can You Get A COVID Booster And A Flu Shot In 2022 At The Same Time?

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It’s that time of year once more: flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, incidences normally begin to increase in October, with the height of the season occurring in December through February. And, once again, we are dealing with not just the flu, but also the COVID-19 pandemic, which means there … Read more