Gal Gadot joins Israeli vaccine campaign amid measles outbreak

‘Listen to doctors,’ urges Wonder Woman star

November 27, 2018 17:54
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Actress Gal Gadot joined an ongoing campaign in favor of vaccines

Actress Gal Gadot joined an ongoing campaign in favor of vaccines. (photo credit: FACEBOOK SCREENSHOT)


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Gal Gadot wants you to vaccinate your children.

The actress and Wonder Woman star has joined an ongoing campaign in favor of vaccines. On Tuesday, Gadot uploaded a post on Facebook - visible only in Israel - calling on people to stay healthy and seek out immunizations.

“We’re all posting a photo with our hands on our vaccinated shoulders,” Gadot wrote in Hebrew alongside a photo of herself with a hand on her shoulder.

“Because an immunized environment is a protected environment in the eyes of medicine - listen to doctors,” she wrote, adding:
“We should only experience health.”

Gadot, a mother of two, shared her post on Tuesday, just over a week after supermodel Bar Refaeli began the trend on Instagram.

Last week, Refaeli called on her millions of followers to vaccinate with a similar message, and the same hashtag as Gadot: a combination of the Hebrew words for vaccine and kindergarten.

Since Refaeli’s post, more than 100 other people - including doctors, nurses and other celebrities - have uploaded similar photos to Instagram.

The country is currently facing a severe measles outbreak, affecting more than 2,000 Israelis. And flu season kicks off, the Health Ministry is also urging all over six months to get a flu shot.

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