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Rabbi Firer: My Grandkids are Getting Immunized

Minister of Health gets esteemed health expert's recommendation for immunization drive.Gil Ronen, 8/25/2013, 4:35 PM

Polio Virus Continuing to Spread

Samples of the polio virus found in northern Israel. Health Minister to parents: Vaccinate your children!Elad Benari, 8/21/2013, 12:15 AM

"Expecting Mothers Should Take Polio Immunizations"

Pregnant women can take the polio vaccination without fear, according to Bnei Brak Medical Center.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/19/2013, 3:30 PM

30,000 Kids Receive Polio Shot Sunday

Some 30,000 children throughout the country were inoculated against polio Sunday, the first day that the inoculation effort went nationwideDavid Lev, 8/18/2013, 8:14 PM

Health Ministry Answers Questions on Polio Vaccine

Anti-polio operation spreads to entire country, with parents asked to bring young children in to get the oral vaccine.Maayana Miskin, 8/18/2013, 9:00 AM

No Plans to Inoculate Adults, Says Health Minister

Min. German says children make up over 95 percent of those carrying the polio virus.Gil Ronen, 8/10/2013, 10:04 PM

Anti-Polio Operation to be Expanded to All of Israel

The Ministry of Health has decided that the operation to vaccinate children against the polio virus will be expanded to all of Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/9/2013, 9:53 PM

Anti-Polio Op. Faces Vaccine Fears

Mass immunization may be slowed as activist groups argue vaccines are dangerous.Maayana Miskin, 8/9/2013, 11:15 AM

Polio Vaccinations Begin Monday: Islamist Paranoia is Blamed

A stupid decision in Nigeria appears to have revived the disease in the Muslim world. It then reportedly arrived in Israel from Pakistan.Gil Ronen, 8/4/2013, 10:20 PM

Health Ministry’s Anti-Polio Op Begins

Health Ministry urges vaccines after finding 2.5% of children in south carry polio virus.Maayana Miskin, 8/4/2013, 10:22 AM

Israel's Polio Virus Came from Pakistan, Says WHO Physician

Tests show that polio virus affecting southern Israel traveled here from Pakistan. Israel to embark on emergency inoculation program.Gil Ronen, 7/31/2013, 9:45 AM

Health Ministry to Inoculate 200,000 Negev Kids Against Polio

The Health Ministry is poised to inoculate 200,000 children against polio immediately - and has plans to protect an additional 300,000.David Lev, 7/31/2013, 12:14 AM

MK Disturbed by ‘Third World’ Healthcare in Hareidi Cities

MK warns that health centers are failing to keep up with hareidi birthrate, putting babies at risk.Maayana Miskin, 6/25/2013, 12:39 PM

Expert: 10% of Southern Residents Not Inoculated Againt Polio

Israel needs to go on an emergency campaign to inoculate individuals in southern Israel against polio, the Knesset Health Committee saidDavid Lev, 6/18/2013, 12:45 AM

Polio Wave Hits Muslims because of Nigerian's Paranoia

Policy advocated by influential Muslim leader in Nigeria has sent polio to at least 23 countries in a decade.Arutz Sheva, 6/3/2013, 2:26 PM

Polio Benefit Bill Passed by Knesset Committee

A Knesset committee has approved a bill that would ensure all polio patients receive the same benefits, including new immigrants.Chana Ya'ar, 1/2/2012, 9:03 PM

TAU Researcher Warns Polio Still a Threat

A Tel Aviv University researcher warns that polio is still a threat, contrary to the widespread Western belief the virus no longer exists.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/9/2011, 9:24 AM