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Sunday, December 6, 2009

Not enough vaccine? How amazing! I have a solution: I am personally donating my portion to a Gaza MD; I am sure a lot of Israeli doctors will gladly do the same. What a joke! WHO IS BEHIND NOT GIVING Gazans Polysorbate 80 , thimerosal and squalene?

Swine flu hits Gaza, five infected
Dec. 6, 2009
Associated Press , THE JERUSALEM POST
Gaza health officials on Sunday confirmed the territory's first five cases of swine flu, but the World Health Organization said there is not enough vaccine for health workers.
Gaza health official Dr. Hassan Khalaf said the five patients were diagnosed Sunday.
The relatively late arrival of swine flu to the Gaza Strip is likely attributable to the same measure that has brought shortages and hardships otherwise - a strict blockade imposed by Israel since the Hamas overran the territory in 2007, expelling forces loyal to Western-backed Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
Shortages include medicines, but Israel insists it does not limit shipment of medical supplies to Gaza. Instead, Palestinians have said the rivalry between Hamas and Abbas's Palestinian Authority could be to blame.
The Palestinian Authority is responsible for sending medicines to Gaza, but officials there said Abbas' government routinely keeps Gaza in short supply.
One key shortage is swine flu vaccine.
Senior WHO official Mahmoud Daher said Gaza has only 1,000 vaccine doses for around 8,000 health employees, serving 1.5 million Palestinians in Gaza.
West Bank Health Ministry official Dr. Asad Ramlawi denied that the shortage is deliberate. He said 1 million doses would be arriving between mid-December and late January, and they would be divided between the two territories.
Daher said there was no need for panic, and that patients with chronic diseases, the elderly and pregnant women should be vigilant about their hygiene.
However, at Shifa Hospital, Gaza City's largest, an Associated Press reporter saw doctors and nurses refusing to go near a young woman believed to have the virus.
The young woman's family had to carry her to the isolation ward on a stretcher.
Ramlawi said 1,250 cases of swine flu have been reported in the West Bank. In neighboring Israel, the number is over 3,000.


SHmuel said:

I join your idea and donate mine as well.
What are good neighbors for? I wanna help them! ;)

DS replies:


We will gladly accept further donations, and can even send the list of donors to our Ministry of Health, which has always shown such heart-warming generosity towards our destitute and abused Gaza neighbors.Please, by all means, join our list of donors; there will be no more excuse for this shocking oversight.

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