Officials: Polio virus is found in Egypt's sewage waters

01/25/2013 |

The poliovirus, which was last seen in Pakistan in September, has now spread to the sewage waters of Egypt, prompting health officials to rush to prevent a polio outbreak. No polio cases have been reported in Cairo, but officials say they are still treating the discovery as a full-blown outbreak. The aggressive reaction is part of a global program to eradicate the poliovirus. Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria still have traces of the poliovirus, though an outbreak in Egypt could change that.

View Full Article in:

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Account Executive - Central Region
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
14-0051 Education Specialist II
Space Telescope Science Institute
Baltimore, MD
Account Manager
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
School Reading Coaches
Rowland Reading Foundation
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Elementary School Principal
Kent School District
Kent, WA