Polio’s ‘silent’ spread in New York prompts CDC to consider additional vaccinations for some people

The case was discovered in Rockland County, which has an incredibly low polio vaccination rate. Dr. José Romero, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, noted that the majority of people with polio have no symptoms and therefore can spread the virus unknowingly. “There are a number of individuals in the … Read more