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  7/3/2013, Tammuz 25, 5773

Health Ministry Working Hard Following Polio Scare


The Ministry of Health is continuing to work to eradicate any trace of the crippling polio disease. Strains of the disease were recently discovered in the southern Negev region. The Ministry Health on Wednesday began collecting stool samples and conducting of tests. The results of the findings are expected in about three to four weeks. At the same time the Ministry of Health is continuing to monitor wastewater treatment plants.