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(ProPublica)   New York Polio case matches samples previously found in the destitute third world nations of UK and Israel   (propublica.org) divider line
    More: Followup, Polio vaccine, Vaccine, Vaccination, case of polio, Public health officials' international hunt, New York man, Rockland County, Poliomyelitis  
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2022-07-29 6:20:26 PM  
This is humanity choosing to walk hand-in-hand into the final midnight
 
2022-07-29 6:24:07 PM  
A lot of places use a live (weakened) virus vaccine since it's simpler to administer. This leaves the vaccinated person potentially infectious for a brief window of time.

This isn't a problem when vaccination rates are high but...

It was discovered after a young man in Rockland County, a suburban area northwest of New York City, sought medical treatment in June for weakness and paralysis. He had not been vaccinated against polio. It was well into July when tests confirmed he had polio.

Yeah, thanks antivaxxers.

=Smidge=
/I suppose one solution would be to not let anyone who's had a live polio vaccine within X days get on a plane...
 
2022-07-29 6:24:17 PM  
The anti-vaxxers should be proud, bringing back an endangered virus.
 
2022-07-29 6:27:40 PM  
It'll be whooping cough next.

https://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/outbreaks.html

Thanks anti-vaxxers.
 
2022-07-29 6:28:10 PM  
What's the conspiracy world's treatment for that, a Miracle Gro-colada?
 
2022-07-29 6:28:52 PM  
FTFA: Public health officials' international hunt for clues in the case of polio that paralyzed a New York man has turned up a big one: The virus that infected him matches the genetic fingerprint of poliovirus found in sewage samples taken in London and in the Jerusalem area, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization told ProPublica on Friday.

It is not yet clear how the virus moved from one place to another or where it was first.


Wild guess here guys... it moved from one place to the other by airplane.
 
2022-07-29 6:28:55 PM  
Sewage samples probably coming from unvaccinated people. The genetic test shows it is originally from a live virus version of the vaccine.

Israel still uses that version. My guess is it started there, spread to unvaccinated orthodox folks who then traveled to the UK and NY

no worries if vaccinated. The orthodox community needs to be aware though.
 
2022-07-29 6:30:53 PM  
 
2022-07-29 6:32:50 PM  
Want someone think of the horses?
 
2022-07-29 6:34:00 PM  
Polio again? It's been a lung, lung tiiiiiiime...
 
2022-07-29 6:36:59 PM  
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2022-07-29 6:38:18 PM  
TFA didn't say it, but was he from a Hasidic or another super-orthodox sect?
 
2022-07-29 6:39:02 PM  
Thanks, anti-vax movement.

More kids will be afflicted by and die from preventable disease.
Rates of autism will stay the same.
But freedom and ignorance!
 
2022-07-29 6:39:24 PM  

AgentKGB: It'll be whooping cough next.

https://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/outbreaks.html

Thanks anti-vaxxers.


That one is more complicated than anti-vaxxers (although they are a big part of it). It's also due to a change in the vaccine from a whole-cell to one targeted against a specific toxin. This was done because of serious side effects (including death) from the old version and it is still highly effective at preventing a person from developing the disease, but it does allow for more asymptomatic transmission of the bacteria which cause it.
 
2022-07-29 6:41:15 PM  
Ultra Orthodox.
A couple of months ago when polio was on the rise in Israel, nobody said it out loud but if you looked at the list of cities and towns where it was found all had large populations of ultra Orthodox.
Not surprising. Many of those groups (not all, but many) are against vaccinations in general. Yes, covid cooperation was a mess in those communities.
 
2022-07-29 6:46:08 PM  
Wait... Found In America?!?

It's a "Ghey Disease"?

Release the GQP!!
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2022-07-29 6:49:46 PM  
Dutch Reform Church is stupid like that around here, too. F*cking morons.
 
2022-07-29 6:56:28 PM  

oldfool: This is humanity choosing to walk hand-in-hand into the final midnight


User name doesn't check out.
I agree.
It's not intentional, we're just sleep walking. We'll only wake up when we are falling.
 
2022-07-29 7:04:48 PM  

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Wat?
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2022-07-29 7:15:08 PM  

TheDirtyNacho: Sewage samples probably coming from unvaccinated people. The genetic test shows it is originally from a live virus version of the vaccine.

Israel still uses that version. My guess is it started there, spread to unvaccinated orthodox folks who then traveled to the UK and NY

no worries if vaccinated. The orthodox community needs to be aware though.


That's a strange way of spelling "vaccinated at gunpoint".

Hey, we did it for smallpox!
 
2022-07-29 7:24:39 PM  
I thought they closed the Polio Grounds when they opened Shay Stadium.
 
2022-07-29 7:30:15 PM  
Today, only 2 countries in the world have never stopped transmission of polio (Pakistan and Afghanistan). Despite the progress achieved since 1988, as long as a single child remains infected with poliovirus, children in all countries are at risk of contracting the disease.

Guess that's going to change.
 
2022-07-29 7:50:15 PM  
by all means, please kill your kids. with you teaching them the world is better off without them. the antivax thing should go away like the Shakers. it is a self-solving problem. not trying to sound edgy but with the way things are going I am resigned to the fact that lives will be lost in the battle between education and derp.
 
2022-07-29 7:57:18 PM  
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2022-07-29 8:02:17 PM  
While high vaccination rates in the U.S. have made the risk of polio remote, some communities have far lower vaccination rates than the country overall. Rockland County in 2018 and 2019 struggled with an extended outbreak of measles - also preventable with vaccination - that was concentrated in its Orthodox Jewish community.

Of course it has to be this mob of shandas spreading yet another plague.
 
2022-07-29 8:25:10 PM  
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2022-07-29 9:06:10 PM  
Rockland county and not vaccinated ?

Ill give you one guess between UK and Israel as to the origins

Same place that was a hotbed for measles before COVID took all the headlines

the beard and hat community is antivaxx
 
2022-07-29 9:16:02 PM  
"...Rockland County, NY, Jerusalem, London..."

Hasidim.

These anti-vax morans are a human pestilence.   They don't work, choosing to live off welfare and fraud.  They refuse vaccines, but when they get sick, they show up at that the nearest ER and demand to be first in line for treatment.

I was working in Teaneck, NJ...which also had a large orthodox population....when Teaneck became the first place in the US to go into COVID lock down.   The 'Rona was spreading like wildfire among the beard and hat weirdos and that goes double for their men.     The state and feds BEGGED them to limit their bullshiat ooga booga made up sky-buddy gatherings and they outright REFUSED.  'ANTISEMITISM!   ANTISEMITISM! ', they all shrieked in unison like yarmulke wearing howler monkeys.

Now these pieces of filth are spreading a disease that was ERADICATED DECADES AGO!   Jebus Christ on a bike!   I hope that they ALL come down with polio and the truck carrying the last 20 iron lungs left in the US is hit by lightning and burst into flames.  Where is your make believe sky-buddy now?
 
2022-07-29 9:24:44 PM  
Perhaps it is time to make possession of polio virus a felony.
 
2022-07-29 9:38:18 PM  
Can we get smallpox back too?

I can't think of a better fark you to anti-vaxxers than smallpox.
 
2022-07-29 11:52:21 PM  

Fissile: "...Rockland County, NY, Jerusalem, London..."

Hasidim.

These anti-vax morans are a human pestilence.   They don't work, choosing to live off welfare and fraud.  They refuse vaccines, but when they get sick, they show up at that the nearest ER and demand to be first in line for treatment.

I was working in Teaneck, NJ...which also had a large orthodox population....when Teaneck became the first place in the US to go into COVID lock down.   The 'Rona was spreading like wildfire among the beard and hat weirdos and that goes double for their men.     The state and feds BEGGED them to limit their bullshiat ooga booga made up sky-buddy gatherings and they outright REFUSED.  'ANTISEMITISM!   ANTISEMITISM! ', they all shrieked in unison like yarmulke wearing howler monkeys.

Now these pieces of filth are spreading a disease that was ERADICATED DECADES AGO!   Jebus Christ on a bike!   I hope that they ALL come down with polio and the truck carrying the last 20 iron lungs left in the US is hit by lightning and burst into flames.  Where is your make believe sky-buddy now?


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2022-07-30 12:04:15 AM  
If you want to find where the polio came from, can't you just yell "Marcio"?
 
2022-07-30 4:19:38 AM  
To be honest, speaking as someone who took a train through Appalachia and a bus around southern Israel, I kind of dispute calling israel and America developed countries.
 
2022-07-30 4:21:59 AM  

Fissile: "...Rockland County, NY, Jerusalem, London..."

Hasidim.

These anti-vax morans are a human pestilence.   They don't work, choosing to live off welfare and fraud.  They refuse vaccines, but when they get sick, they show up at that the nearest ER and demand to be first in line for treatment.

I was working in Teaneck, NJ...which also had a large orthodox population....when Teaneck became the first place in the US to go into COVID lock down.   The 'Rona was spreading like wildfire among the beard and hat weirdos and that goes double for their men.     The state and feds BEGGED them to limit their bullshiat ooga booga made up sky-buddy gatherings and they outright REFUSED.  'ANTISEMITISM!   ANTISEMITISM! ', they all shrieked in unison like yarmulke wearing howler monkeys.

Now these pieces of filth are spreading a disease that was ERADICATED DECADES AGO!   Jebus Christ on a bike!   I hope that they ALL come down with polio and the truck carrying the last 20 iron lungs left in the US is hit by lightning and burst into flames.  Where is your make believe sky-buddy now?


Not going to lie; this is pretty anti-Semitic.
 
2022-07-30 4:25:49 AM  

Fissile: "...Rockland County, NY, Jerusalem, London..."

Hasidim.

These anti-vax morans are a human pestilence.   They don't work, choosing to live off welfare and fraud.  They refuse vaccines, but when they get sick, they show up at that the nearest ER and demand to be first in line for treatment.

I was working in Teaneck, NJ...which also had a large orthodox population....when Teaneck became the first place in the US to go into COVID lock down.   The 'Rona was spreading like wildfire among the beard and hat weirdos and that goes double for their men.     The state and feds BEGGED them to limit their bullshiat ooga booga made up sky-buddy gatherings and they outright REFUSED.  'ANTISEMITISM!   ANTISEMITISM! ', they all shrieked in unison like yarmulke wearing howler monkeys.

Now these pieces of filth are spreading a disease that was ERADICATED DECADES AGO!   Jebus Christ on a bike!   I hope that they ALL come down with polio and the truck carrying the last 20 iron lungs left in the US is hit by lightning and burst into flames.  Where is your make believe sky-buddy now?


Also, you spelled the word "moron" incorrectly.
 
2022-07-30 10:02:38 AM  

Paul in Israel: Fissile: "...Rockland County, NY, Jerusalem, London..."

Hasidim.

These anti-vax morans are a human pestilence.   They don't work, choosing to live off welfare and fraud.  They refuse vaccines, but when they get sick, they show up at that the nearest ER and demand to be first in line for treatment.

I was working in Teaneck, NJ...which also had a large orthodox population....when Teaneck became the first place in the US to go into COVID lock down.   The 'Rona was spreading like wildfire among the beard and hat weirdos and that goes double for their men.     The state and feds BEGGED them to limit their bullshiat ooga booga made up sky-buddy gatherings and they outright REFUSED.  'ANTISEMITISM!   ANTISEMITISM! ', they all shrieked in unison like yarmulke wearing howler monkeys.

Now these pieces of filth are spreading a disease that was ERADICATED DECADES AGO!   Jebus Christ on a bike!   I hope that they ALL come down with polio and the truck carrying the last 20 iron lungs left in the US is hit by lightning and burst into flames.  Where is your make believe sky-buddy now?

Also, you spelled the word "moron" incorrectly.


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2022-07-30 1:43:21 PM  

Paul in Israel: Fissile: "...Rockland County, NY, Jerusalem, London..."

Hasidim.

These anti-vax morans are a human pestilence.   They don't work, choosing to live off welfare and fraud.  They refuse vaccines, but when they get sick, they show up at that the nearest ER and demand to be first in line for treatment.

I was working in Teaneck, NJ...which also had a large orthodox population....when Teaneck became the first place in the US to go into COVID lock down.   The 'Rona was spreading like wildfire among the beard and hat weirdos and that goes double for their men.     The state and feds BEGGED them to limit their bullshiat ooga booga made up sky-buddy gatherings and they outright REFUSED.  'ANTISEMITISM!   ANTISEMITISM! ', they all shrieked in unison like yarmulke wearing howler monkeys.

Now these pieces of filth are spreading a disease that was ERADICATED DECADES AGO!   Jebus Christ on a bike!   I hope that they ALL come down with polio and the truck carrying the last 20 iron lungs left in the US is hit by lightning and burst into flames.  Where is your make believe sky-buddy now?

Not going to lie; this is pretty anti-Semitic.


I don't see how.

"We don't wanna get vaccinated because we're perfect" is hardly unique to Hasidic Jews. Or were you referring to the bile spewed upon jackholes who think their God will save them from death by virus? Anyone dumb enough to believe it deserves to both have bile spewed upon them and to die horribly.

"Anti-Semitism", in case you're wondering, is hating people specifically because, and only because, they are Jewish. In this case, it's because they're f*cking idiots who are putting the rest of us at risk, who also happen to be Jews.
 
2022-07-30 8:32:27 PM  
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2022-07-31 12:22:22 AM  
Paul in Israel: Fissile: "...Rockland County, NY, Jerusalem, London..."Hasidim.These anti-vax morans are a human pestilence. They don't work, choosing to live off welfare and fraud. They refuse vaccines, but when they get sick, they show up at that the nearest ER and demand to be first in line for treatment.I was working in Teaneck, NJ...which also had a large orthodox population....when Teaneck became the first place in the US to go into COVID lock down. The 'Rona was spreading like wildfire among the beard and hat weirdos and that goes double for their men. The state and feds BEGGED them to limit their bullshiat ooga booga made up sky-buddy gatherings and they outright REFUSED. 'ANTISEMITISM! ANTISEMITISM! ', they all shrieked in unison like yarmulke wearing howler monkeys.Now these pieces of filth are spreading a disease that was ERADICATED DECADES AGO! Jebus Christ on a bike! I hope that they ALL come down with polio and the truck carrying the last 20 iron lungs left in the US is hit by lightning and burst into flames. Where is your make believe sky-buddy now?Not going to lie; this is pretty anti-Semitic.I don't see how."We don't wanna get vaccinated because we're perfect" is hardly unique to Hasidic Jews. Or were you referring to the bile spewed upon jackholes who think their God will save them from death by virus? Anyone dumb enough to believe it deserves to both have bile spewed upon them and to die horribly."Anti-Semitism", in case you're wondering, is hating people specifically because, and only because, they are Jewish. In this case, it's because they're f*cking idiots who are putting the rest of us at risk, who also happen to be Jews.First off, calling Jews a human pestalice was very similar to what Nazis called Jews. Additionally, saying Jews live because of fraud is also an anti-Semitic trope. Pieces of filth also harkens back to nazi tropes also, also, he is calling for the elimination of all haredi jews, which is kind of genocidal. he is also claiming that jews bring disease, which was a common trop during the black death when jews were accused of poisoning the wells. so that's five examples of anti-semitism in his/her post.
 
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