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UK Health Security Agency says evidence of limited community transmission of virus found in wastewaterUK Health Security Agency says evidence of limited community transmission of virus found in wastewater

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A strain of poliovirus that can sometimes cause paralysis has cropped up in the sewers of London and may be spreading among closely-linked individuals in the north and east regions of the city, the U.The detected strain can sometimes cause severe disease.

Poliovirus detected in London sewage, UK officials warn | Live Science

No cases of polio have been identified so far, but health officials urged those who were not fully immunized to seek vaccines immediately.No cases of polio have been identified so far, but health officials urged those who were not fully immunized to seek vaccines immediately.

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Health officials in Britain are warning parents to ensure their children have been vaccinated against polio after the virus that causes the disease was found in London sewage samples in recent monthsHealth officials in Britain are warning parents to ensure their children have been vaccinated against polio after the virus that causes the disease was found in London sewage samples in recent months

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The public is being urged to ensure polio vaccines are up to date, especially parents of young children who missed immunization.The public is being urged to ensure polio vaccines are up to date, especially parents of young children who missed immunization.

Polio virus detected in London sewage samples, vaccination recommended

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Poliovirus has been detected in London sewage, according to the U.K. Health Security Agency (UKHSA). The samples were collected in northern and eastern London.Poliovirus has been detected in London sewage, according to the U.K. Health Security Agency (UKHSA). The samples were collected in northern and eastern London.

London sewage samples contain poliovirus, officials say | Fox News

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A type of poliovirus derived from vaccines has been detected in London sewage samples, the World Health Organization and British health officials said Wednesday, adding that more analysis was underway.A type of poliovirus derived from vaccines has been detected in London sewage samples, the World Health Organization and British health officials said Wednesday, adding that more analysis was underway.

Polio Virus Detected In London Sewage Samples: WHO

News originally published on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative website. The Global Polio Laboratory Network (GPLN) has confirmed the isolation of type 2 vaccine-derived poliovirus (VDPV2) from environmental samples in London, United Kingdom (UK), which were detected as part of ongoing disease surveillance.  News originally published on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative website. The Global Polio Laboratory Network (GPLN) has confirmed the isolation of type 2 vaccine-derived poliovirus (VDPV2) from environmental samples in London, United Kingdom (UK), which were detected as part of ongoing disease surveillance.  

Vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (VDPV2) detected in environmental samples in London, UK

Officials believe there has been some spread between closely linked individuals in northeast London - probably extended family members.Officials believe there has been some spread between closely linked individuals in northeast London - probably extended family members.

Traces of polio virus found in London sewage as health officials declare national incident | UK News | Sky News

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Vaccine-derived poliovirus spreads with poor hygiene, sanitation, and low vaccination.Vaccine-derived poliovirus spreads with poor hygiene, sanitation, and low vaccination.

Poliovirus may be spreading in London; virus detected in sewage for months | Ars Technica

Vaccine-derived poliovirus spreads with poor hygiene, sanitation, and low vaccination.Vaccine-derived poliovirus spreads with poor hygiene, sanitation, and low vaccination.

Poliovirus may be spreading in London; virus detected in sewage for months | Ars Technica

Most people who get polio do not experience symptoms Most people who get polio do not experience symptoms

Polio: What are the symptoms? | The Independent

Investigation underway to protect public, who are urged to ensure polio vaccines are up to date, especially parents of young children who may have missed an immunisation opportunity.Investigation underway to protect public, who are urged to ensure polio vaccines are up to date, especially parents of young children who may have missed an immunisation opportunity.

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Polio has been detected in sewage samples in the British capital, the first sign since the 1980s that the virus could be spreading in the country.Polio has been detected in sewage samples in the British capital, the first sign since the 1980s that the virus could be spreading in the country.

Polio found in London sewage, but risk of infection considered low

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Polio is a rare disabling and life-threatening disease caused by the poliovirus, which spreads easily from infected peoplePolio is a rare disabling and life-threatening disease caused by the poliovirus, which spreads easily from infected people

What is polio? Symptoms of the disease, how it spreads and the vaccine explained as virus found in the UK

Once common disease that can cause paralysis or death has made a shock comeback.Once common disease that can cause paralysis or death has made a shock comeback.

UK declares 'national incident' after virus detected in sewage samples - NZ Herald

Disease was eradicated in Britain in 2003, but it is back and spreading for the first time in nearly 40 yearsDisease was eradicated in Britain in 2003, but it is back and spreading for the first time in nearly 40 years

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The last case of wild polio was contracted in 1984 and the UK has remained polio-free since 2003.The last case of wild polio was contracted in 1984 and the UK has remained polio-free since 2003.

Polio virus found in London sewage samples

Investigations are underway to determine if there is any community transmission. Investigations are underway to determine if there is any community transmission. 

UKHSA: Poliovirus detected in London sewage – POLITICO

LONDON: The poliovirus has been detected in several sewage samples in the British capital, the first sign since the 1980s that the virus could be spreading in the country. Authorities have not found any cases of polio, which causes paralysis in children in less than 1 per cent of infections. The UK HealthLONDON: The poliovirus has been detected in several sewage samples in the British capital, the first sign since the 1980s that the virus could be spreading in the country. Authorities have not found any cases of polio, which causes paralysis in children in less than 1 per cent of infections. The UK Health

Poliovirus found in London sewage, but risk of contraction considered low - CNA

Officials in the United Kingdom are investigating after they detected poliovirus in sewage samples from North and East London. Officials in the United Kingdom are investigating after they detected poliovirus in sewage samples from North and East London. 

Poliovirus detected in London sewage | OurQuadCities

The potentially deadly disease has been discovered in London but there are concerns as it can be easily passed to othersThe potentially deadly disease has been discovered in London but there are concerns as it can be easily passed to others

Six key polio symptoms to look out for amid first UK outbreak for decades - Cornwall Live

POLIO is spreading in the UK for the first time in decades, officials claim.Health bosses urged Brits to check their children's jabs are up to date afPOLIO is spreading in the UK for the first time in decades, officials claim. Health bosses urged Brits to check their children’s jabs are up to date after picking up signs of the virus being …

First outbreak of highly infectious polio detected in UK since 1984 - the 6 signs to know | The US Sun

Polio found in London sewage, but infection risk considered low; U.S. woman fears for health after Malta refuses abortionPolio found in London sewage, but infection risk considered low; U.S. woman fears for health after Malta refuses abortion

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For the first time in decades, public health officials in the U.K. are declaring a national health incident after routine surveillance of north and east London's wastewater revealed evidence of community poliovirus transmission.For the first time in decades, public health officials in the U.K. are declaring a national health incident after routine surveillance of north and east London's wastewater revealed evidence of community poliovirus transmission.

National Health Incident Declared in UK: Polio Resurfaces | Newsmax.com

By Zahid Mahmood, CNN UK health officials are urging people who may not be up to date on their polio shots to get vaccinated after poliovirus was found during routine surveillance of London sewage samples. Investigations are underway after several closely related viruses were found in sewage samples from the Beckton Sewage Treatment Works taken

Poliovirus identified in London sewage, says UK health agency - KVIA

It can cause paralysis and death in rare casesIt can cause paralysis and death in rare cases

'National incident' declared as polio found in UK sewage water - Stoke-on-Trent Live

UK Health Security Agency initiates epidemiological investigation to protect public, who are urged to ensure polio vaccines are up to date, especiallyUK Health Security Agency initiates epidemiological investigation to protect public, who are urged to ensure polio vaccines are up to date, especially

Poliovirus Detected in London Sewage: Response Measures Emphasize Wastewater Surveillance and Vaccination Gaps - Global Biodefense

The UK Health Security Agency has declared a national incident after traces of the polio virus were found in samples from Beckton Sewage Treatment Works in London after a routine checkThe UK Health Security Agency has declared a national incident after traces of the polio virus were found in samples from Beckton Sewage Treatment Works in London after a routine check

Highly-contagious polio spreading in UK for first time in years in 'national incident' - Daily Star

Health experts are warning families to check children are fully vaccinatedHealth experts are warning families to check children are fully vaccinated

Polio symptoms, causes and how to check if you've had vaccine as national incident declared - Manchester Evening News

Dr. Mark Hamed, the medical for eight counties in Michigan, calls the polio detection...Dr. Mark Hamed, the medical for eight counties in Michigan, calls the polio detection...

Polio virus discovered in London in the UK sewage samples

Scientists have now discovered polio in several sewage samples collected from the London Beckton Sewage Treatment WorksScientists have now discovered polio in several sewage samples collected from the London Beckton Sewage Treatment Works

What is polio and what happened the last time there was an epidemic in the UK? | Redditch Advertiser

Samples of the poliovirus found in sewage in London but experts say risk to population is lowSamples of the poliovirus found in sewage in London but experts say risk to population is low

Polio virus found in UK as national incident declared - Wales Online