Refugee Resettlement Watch

Syrian refugees could be bringing Polio to EU

Posted by Ann Corcoran on November 3, 2013

British Health System: It’s a good thing we have socialized medicine for the refugees!

From Vaccine News:

An outbreak of acute flaccid paralysis from wild poliovirus in Syria could put European Union Member States at risk for contamination as refugees seek asylum, health officials warned on Thursday.

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control urged EU countries to question Syrian refugees about their polio vaccination history and to administer vaccinations to anyone who isn’t inoculated.  [Will fundamentalist Muslims even tell the truth?—ed]

The WHO launched an investigation into an outbreak of AFP cases caused by wild poliovirus in Syria on Oct. 19. Since then, the national reference laboratory in Damascus, Syria, has concluded that the AFP cases were “likely caused by wild poliovirus.”

So far, 22 children have been diagnosed. Five victims are younger than 1-year-old, 13 victims are 1 to 2 years old and 4 victims are older than 2 years old.

Meanwhile, many Syrians have fled the country due to the ongoing conflict, and more had already applied for asylum in the EU before the outbreak. Regional and international public health officials are working to provide vaccinations to Syrians and displaced refugees.

The number of children who received polio vaccinations in Syria dropped from 95 percent in 2002 to 52 percent in 2012.

Photo is from the UK Mirror—-remember the dancing doctors and nurses from the London Olympic games.

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  3. There are already outbreaks in America of serious diseases such as TB, tropical parasites, etc. Now America will have to deal with polio. It’s just another dirty secret of the refugee racket. They bring in people with complex and contagious diseases, then it is America’s problem to treat them and try to prevent their spread. $$$$$$$. Keep saying to yourself, ‘we are not broke and have bilions to spend on refugees.’

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