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August 5, 2013 8:44 am

Israel Launches Polio Vaccination Campaign

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JPost – The Health Ministry on Monday launched a monthlong “Two Drop” campaign of attenuated oral polio vaccine (OPV) for children from age four months through 9.5 years in well-baby (tipat halav) centers in the south of the country.

Ninety-eight percent of the population has already received injected killed polio virus vaccine (IPV).

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