Polio Case Detected in US After a Decade, Resident of New York's Rockland County Tests Positive
The US last recorded a case of polio in 2013. The last 'naturally occurring' case of polio was however detected in the US in 1979 as the disease spread was contained there in the 50s and 60s
Polio case found in New York City suburb, first in nearly a decade
An adult resident of suburban New York City was diagnosed with polio after experiencing paralysis a month ago, state and local health officials said on Thursday, marking the nation's first confirmed case of the disease in nearly 10 years.