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Home-based record (HBR) for Israel circa 2013
Rana Shibli et al.
A recommendation by pediatric healthcare providers (HCPs) is a major factor influencing parents\' decision to vaccinate their children. Consequently, it is important to understand the motives behind...
Khitam Muhsen et al.
Background Uncertainty exists about the sustainability of the reduction in rotavirus gastroenteritis (RVGE) following the introduction of rotavirus vaccines into national immunization programs,...
Lisa Rubin & Keren Landsman
The May 28, 2013 isolation of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in routine sewage samples signaled the beginning of the first protracted incident of WPV1 transmission in Israel since 1988. A door-to-door...
Binyaminy B et al.
In August 2013, a nationwide vaccination campaign with bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV) was initiated after isolation of wild-type poliovirus type 1 (WPV-1) in routine sewage surveillance in...
E Anis et al.
The last widespread circulation of wild poliovirus in Israel was 25 years ago, resulting in a national outbreak with cases of permanent paralytic polio [3]. The major difference between the 1988...
Yael Levy et al.
The population at risk of adverse events after smallpox vaccination has increased in recent years. This has important implications for preparedness strategies against bioterrorism with the variola...
Anat Gesser-Edelsburg, Yaffa Shir-Raz, Manfred S. Green
This study examines vaccination hesitancy or refusal following the 2013 polio outbreak in Israel, based on two theoretical models. The first is Sandman’s theoretical model, which holds that risk...
Yuval Barak-Correna & Ben Y. Reis
Tracking the progress of vaccination campaigns is a challenging and important public health need. Examining a recent Polio outbreak in the Middle East, the researchers show that novel methods...
Noga Givon-Lavi et al.
The study seeks to determine the effect of rotavirus-vaccines on the incidence of hospital visits due to rotavirus gastroenteritis (RVGE) and all-cause diarrhea in Jewish and Bedouin children <5 year...
Stein-Zamir C et al.
The mean national immunization coverage at age two years (2007 data) was: DTaP-IPV-Hib4 (all 95%), HBV3 (99%), MMR1 (97%), HAV1 (93%). These reports are based on a 17% population-based sample in some...