Have you checked your child’s vaccination status? Children under 10 now offered additional polio vaccination

Although the overall risk of poliovirus to residents is extremely low, this is a concerning situation that we must take seriously. To protect children and families, locally we are working to support... Read more »

Youngsters in east London to be offered polio booster jabs

Published: 12:27 PM August 10, 2022 Young children in east London will be offered a polio booster vaccine after further cases of poliovirus were found. Positive samples of vaccine-derived poliovirus have been... Read more »

Low polio vaccination rates among London children ‘concerning’ as alert issued

Just 35 percent of Year 9s are fully vaccinated in Hillingdon, which has the lowest uptake of the country, according to a report. National coverage for the booster jab in the Year... Read more »

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

Fewer than half of teenagers in parts of England have been vaccinated against polio, official data suggests as health chiefs sound the alarm over a suspected outbreak of the disease that has... Read more »

Traces of polio virus found in London sewage as health officials declare national incident | UK News

Traces of the polio virus have been found during a routine sewage inspection in London, leading the UK Health Security Agency to declare a national incident. Health officials are now concerned about... Read more »