Polio Vaccination Campaign Yields Mixed Results Around Israel

After six weeks of vaccination campaign, wild strain of disease virtually eradicated in Jerusalem, Baka al-Garbiyeh, Iron, but testing there will continue.

Six weeks into the Health Ministry’s polio vaccination campaign, the wild strain of the virus found in sewage five months ago is still present. However, it has not been found at new locations, and is in decline or has been eradicated from places where it had previously been discovered.