More info on (and more cases of) polio in Minnesota
"If that child is a message in a bottle," said Bruce Aylward, coordinator of the global polio eradication initiative at the World Health Organization, "it has just washed up on shore."
The child is in isolation at an undisclosed hospital...hopefully this will allow the transmission to cease within the community. In a piece of good news, the article does mention that the polio outbreak caused at least one famer get his kids vaccinated against polio, measles, mumps and rubella, and said several others have done the same. It's a start, at least.