Three cases of polio recorded in northern Israel
March 2, 2023 | Health | No Comments|
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Three more children tested positive for polio in northern Israel on Thursday. According to the Ministry of Health, the children were in contact with an infected 8-year-old child who had not been vaccinated and tested positive for the polio virus a few days ago in Safed.
The ministry has not disclosed the vaccination status of the three children who tested positive.
Polio virus was previously found in sewerage throughout Israel.
< br /> According to the Ministry of Health, more than 150,000 children in Israel are still not vaccinated against the virus.
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