New York Governor Kathy Hochul has declared a state of emergency over polio. Poliovirus has been detected in sewage samples from four counties in the New York metropolitan area, as well as within the city itself. (CNBC)

U.S. health officials are considering expanding monkeypox vaccine eligibility. “The White House, together with CDC, are working on a plan for what that will look like,” said Dr. John Brooks, chief medical officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s monkeypox outbreak response. (Associated Press)

More organizations are eliminating vaccine mandates, but few have spoken publicly about it. The ending of mandates suggest that employers are keen to get people back to the office. (Axios)

Experts are recommending that individuals receive their annual flu shots at the same time as their next COVID booster. Some have noted, however, that protection could wane for individuals who receive their flu shots this early in the year. (STAT News)

King Charles III has a history of promoting “quackery” alternative medicine, critics claim. The new leader of the British royal family has faced criticism over the years for promoting questionable alternative medical therapies and treatments. (Newsweek)