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Polio outbreak UK: Just a THIRD of teens in some parts of London have been vaccinated

6 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Parents of unvaccinated children are to be contacted by the NHS as part of a targeted vaccine drive in London amid fears the disease could take off in the UK for the first time in decades.
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NHS to contact parents of unvaccinated kids in fight to contain polio outbreak

NHS to contact parents of unvaccinated kids in fight to contain polio outbreak

6 days ago   |   By Metro

The disease was found in the UK yesterday for the first time in 40 years
Parents of unvaccinated children in London will be contacted by the NHS in a bid to contain the UK's polio outbreak.
A national incident was declared yesterday after the disease was found in the UK for the first time in 40 years.
The virus was discovered in samples from the London Beckton Sewage Treatment Works, which covers a population of around four million people.
Now, an investigation is underway to determine the source of the outbreak so a targeted vaccination drive can begin.
The UK Health Security Agency is...
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