Vaccination for Polio - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Nicole Levy
    • 20.08.13 | 08:47 (IDT)

    I would like to thank Dr Maya Leventer-Roberts for her clear and rational advice on vaccination against polio.I am a physiotherapist with many years of experience and have worked with polio victims both as children and now as adults and dealing with the ravages of this terrible disease. There is no doubt that it is a scary thing to inoculate ones child with the live vaccine, but it is a far more scary and seriously dangerous course not to do so. I remember children and adults in iron lungs and permanently paralyzed and ventilated because of this terrible disease. Handicapped for ever by the damages caused by the disease if they were lucky enough to survive. Thank you

    from the article: Why I chose to vaccinate my son
    First published 20:41 19.08.13 | Last updated 20:41 19.08.13
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