After polio scare, kids in Israel's south may get extra inoculation
Planned boost comes after traces of the polio virus were detected in sewage around the south, including Kiryat Gat, Ashdod and Be’er Sheva.
Following the discovery of traces of polio virus in sewage in the south, the Health Ministry is considering giving children in the region an additional polio inoculation due to the spread of the virus in communities in the south. The inoculation would be given to children up to age eight, and come in addition to the five doses they already receive.
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