polio

“On polio, we simply cannot roll the dice,” state Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett said.
Health officials say the virus that causes polio has been detected in New York City’s wastewater weeks after a case of polio was identified north of the city.
Vaccine-derived polio has become a larger problem in New York. Here's what that means for you and what to know about the virus.
Polio was once one of the nation's most feared diseases, with annual outbreaks causing thousands of cases of paralysis — many of them in children.
Some 590 cases of the ailment have been confirmed in the U.S. since 2014. Scientists may now be one step closer to finding a treatment.
Acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, is a rare, mysterious and sometimes deadly illness that's striking more and more children.
On World Polio Day, health experts celebrated the "endgame" of polio eradication.
If confirmed, thousands of children are now at risk for deadly diseases.