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Less than 60% of kids are vaccinated against polio in some NYC neighborhoods

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Data from the New York City Department of Health shows that in some neighborhoods, less than 70 percent of kids are vaccinated against polio. The news comes as the poliovirus was detected in the city wastewater last week. Experts say that some of the Brooklyn neighborhoods with lower vaccination rates are linked to several Hasidic Jewish communities.
1 month ago·New York, United States

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Less than 60% of kids are vaccinated against polio in some NYC neighborhoods

Less than 60% of kids are vaccinated against polio in some NYC neighborhoods, including Williamsburg and other parts of Brooklyn, Department of Health data shows.

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