U.S. CDC to expand wastewater testing for poliovirus in some communities
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday it will expand wastewater testing for poliovirus in areas with low vaccination coverage or counties that are linked to a case in New York reported in July.
US officials say 2 more places will test sewage for polio
NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia and Oakland County, Michigan, are joining the small list of U.S. localities that are looking for signs of polio infections in sewage, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.
U.S. CDC plans wastewater testing for polio in select communities
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Wednesday it will expand wastewater testing for poliovirus in select jurisdictions across the country. Read full story
CDC expands wastewater testing for polio to Michigan and Pennsylvania
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding efforts to test wastewater to detect the polio virus in Philadelphia and the Detroit area, targeting communities at highest risk for the life-threatening and potentially disabling illness, officials said Wednesday.
CDC Will Test Sewage for Polio Outside New York to See If It's Circulating Elsewhere in Nation
The CDC will initially work work with Michigan and Philadelphia to identify communities with low vaccination rates and begin testing sewage the in those areas.