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Health Ministry encourages public to observe better hygiene and take unvaccinated children under six to be vaccinated.
There are still three countries in the world that have not eradicated polio and large numbers of the population are not vaccinated against it.
Latest tests show no sign of virus; ministry reinstates polio vaccine to children's routine immunization schedule.
Live virus used in vaccine can evolve; researcher recommends use of inactivated strain for inoculations.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The Torah commands us not to stand idly over someone else’s blood, thereby imposing a responsibility to care for others.
By SHLOMO BRODY
Chief Rabbis Yitzhak Yosef issues a letter on Wednesday advising people to have their children vaccinated against polio.
By JEREMY SHARON
Success in reducing case numbers worldwide has been largely due to intense national and regional immunisation campaigns in babies and children.
Public health researchers say missing out the Syrian province of Deir al-Zor contributed to the reemergence there of polio.
WHO says 22 people have symptom of disease in eastern Syria; Lebanon hosts more than 700,000 Syrian refugees.
'As-Safir' claims an Israeli agent paid a prisoner to put a pill in a fellow Palestinian's drink, leading to his paralysis.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Ministry criticizes "media sensationalism" of effects from vaccine on children with weak immune systems.
Pakistan was the only country in the world to see a rise in the number of Polio cases in 2014.
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