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Polio Virus Found in Jerusalem Sewage System

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Traces of the wild polio virus have been found in Jerusalem sewage system, according to reports on Monday.

The government has gone on a campaign to inoculate the children of Israel using the oral polio vaccine (OPV) after traces were found in Israel’s south. So far more than 700,000 children have been inoculated.

OPV is considered controversial, as it is based on a weakened, but live virus, instead of the dead virus.

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2 Responses to “Polio Virus Found in Jerusalem Sewage System”

  1. Dvorah Bee says:

    US has had a polio vaccination since 1957-58. its mandatory.

  2. Dvorah Bee says:

    In this day and age, all children should be inoculated. No reason not to, with all the migration of peoples.

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