Fears that Polio in Syria Could Spread

Mass flight from combat zones could bring polio virus to at-risk populations.Maayana Miskin, 10/29/2013, 5:37 PM

CDC: Polio Booster for Visitors to Israel

If you were vaccinated as a child but have never had an additional dose, CDC says you should get one.Gil Ronen, 9/2/2013, 7:41 PM

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 Get Immunized"

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

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, Islamist Paranoia 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

WHO: Israel's Polio Virus Came from Pakistan

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 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’ Care in Beitar Illit

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 Could Get 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 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

Knesset Cte Passes Polio Benefit Bill

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