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4,000 Get Polio Shots

4,000 Get Polio Shots

Here’s one child out of 4,000 who received their polio vaccination on Monday, August 5, 2013.

Poliomyelitis /poʊlioʊmaɪəlaɪtɪs/, often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an acute, viral, infectious disease spread from person to person, primarily via the fecal-oral route. The term derives from the Greek poliós (πολιός), meaning “grey”, myelós (µυελός “marrow”), referring to the grey matter of the spinal cord, and the suffix -itis, which denotes inflammation., i.e., inflammation of the spinal cord’s grey matter, although a severe infection can extend into the brainstem and even higher structures, resulting in polioencephalitis, producing apnea that requires mechanical assistance such as an iron lung.

Although approximately 90% of polio infections cause no symptoms at all, affected individuals can exhibit a range of symptoms if the virus enters the blood stream. In about 1 percent of cases, the virus enters the central nervous system, preferentially infecting and destroying motor neurons, leading to muscle weakness and acute flaccid paralysis.

we got that from Wikipedia, so you won’t have to.

The Israeli Health Ministry has kicked off a major operation to vaccinate children against the polio virus after fears of a polio outbreak were sparked earlier in the summer when the virus turned up in sewage samples.

I like the daddy with small child picture, but I have to admit that when our daughter was little, I waited outside the doctor’s office while my wife held the child down for her inoculations. I couldn’t bear seeing my child being poked with needles. If I had to, I measured up to the task, but whenever my wife was available – I let her do it.

Small confessions.

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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9 Responses to “4,000 Get Polio Shots”

  1. This is evil. The vaccine is what causes polio.
    This is a lie and a scam. Do not let your child be injected with this dangerousness live polio virus. Do not trust the EVIL world health org and the the head of misrad habriut German and the pharma industry who make and are all pushing this on unsuspecting children in the guise of
    Helping them. This will cause tremendous harm.

  2. Raphael Lebovits says:

    Shlomo, you know I respect you a great deal. However, you're SORELY misguided if you can say what you said about vaccines. I cannot tell you how stupid people are, if they do not inoculate their children. Personally, I'd have them all locked up and have their children put in foster care because of child abuse.

  3. Joel Padowitz says:

    Why in the world would you presume you know more than medical specialists? I am not saying they can't be wrong, but why would you assume you know more? Polio was a scourge on humanity which has all but been eradicated in the last 60 years thanks to the polio vaccine. Honestly.

  4. Josh Backon says:

    Shlomo: from 1982-1987 I was the consulting editor of the Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology, I teach at the Hebrew U Faculty of Medicine,and have over 84 published papers in the medical literature. The new oral Sabin vaccine has only 2 strains of live but attenuated poliomyelitis virus. It's perfectly safe (1:1,000,000 risk of contracting an active case). The only danger is when a child under 9 who will be getting the oral vaccine is at a home where there is an infant (who has not yet been injected with the Salk vaccine) or an adult with a compromised immune system. The benefits (having the antibodies to the attenuated virus shed into the environment) greatly outway the risks.

  5. David Epstein says:

    People are entitled to opinions, but not when they are dangerous, ignorant, and ignore medical fact. If it weren't for ignorant people who don't understand vaccination, we could have eliminated polio and many other diseases by now. People who don't vaccinate their children are not only putting their children in danger, but the rest of society in danger as well. In cases were people don't vaccinate their children, child services should be called in.

  6. There must be some where a stupidity vacine, this will be a great help to the human being.

  7. Despite all the common or uncommon wisdom expressed in these comments, the truth must include MK Yael German's complete lack of knowledge of this subject — or any subject related to health. She made a decision which is ill advised, with potential consequences that should have been examined and aired publicly. In the US they use a fully killed vaccine and they stopped using the oral live attenuated vaccine. Why should we be using it here? It is dangerous to all, because of several factors beyond the scope of this forum, but all of them hard science.

  8. Despite all the common or uncommon wisdom expressed in these comments, the truth must include MK Yael German's complete lack of knowledge of this subject — or any subject related to health. She made a decision which is ill advised, with potential consequences that should have been examined and aired publicly. In the US they use a fully killed vaccine and they stopped using the oral live attenuated vaccine. Why should we be using it here? It is dangerous to all, because of several factors beyond the scope of this forum, but all of them hard science.

  9. David Epstein you can't have it both ways, if you think the vaccine with formaldehyde, thimerosal, squalene, mercury and other toxic adjuncts will protect your child, go and inject him. To then say that by me or someone else NOT injecting our kids with these toxins somehow endangers your, shows that you don't really believe in it's effectiveness. This is a contradiction and exposes the lies about Vaccines. They have NEVER been proven to be effective. Dr Palevsky explaines it VERY well. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2009/11/14/expert-pediatrician-exposes-vaccine-myths.aspx

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