polio

This man spent 65 years in an iron lung - couldn't marry, but found love

Paul Alexander lived in an iron lung for 65 years due to polio. He spoke out about his romantic relationships and how this condition impacted them.

By WALLA!
24/02/2023

Monkeypox outbreak can be eliminated in Europe, WHO says

The rollout of Bavarian Nordic's monkeypox vaccine has been affected by limited supply of the shot.

By REUTERS
30/08/2022

Polio detected in Sullivan County, New York - report

The polio virus has now been found in wastewater from three New York counties – Sullivan, Rockland and Orange – as well as in New York City.

Polio detected in New York City wastewater

Polio has been detected in New York City's wastewater and heavily populated Orthodox Williamsburg is vulnerable due to the lack of people fully vaccinated against Polio.

By JACOB HENRY/JTA
13/08/2022

First US case of polio in nearly a decade is an Orthodox Jewish man

Local health officials announced the case Thursday and said they would begin a drive to increase vaccination against the potentially deadly virus.

By JACOB HENRY/JTA
22/07/2022

Polio case identified in Rockland County, New York

Polio case was identified in Rockland County, New York and later confirmed by CDC. Tests showing it originated outside of the US.

By REUTERS
21/07/2022

Israel's polio outbreak finally under control - public health chief

No polio virus has been found in the country’s sewage in the last month, but the ministry will only be able to say the outbreak is over if this situation continues for five more months.

Polio found in London sewage, risk of contraction considered low

Polio, spread mainly through contamination by fecal matter, used to kill and paralyze thousands of children annually worldwide.

By REUTERS
22/06/2022

Here's everything you need to know about the polio vaccine for your child

The Health Ministry recently announced a nationwide vaccine campaign for polio, directed at children. Here is everything you need to know about it.

By WALLA!
13/05/2022

Health Ministry launches polio vaccination campaign for children, teens

The campaign is crucial to the Israeli public, particularly children and teens as many of them had not received the polio vaccine as part of their standard vaccination schedule. 

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