Monday, June 19, the press service of the IDF reported the completion of the investigation «epidemic» of skin diseases on a military base «Shizafon».
Recall that on 14 June on the basis of «Shizafon» where there is a tank command school, a dozen soldiers were identified a skin infection. According to reports in the media, it was about streptococcal impetigo, is easily transmitted from person to person.
Infection reported about 200 soldiers. At the military base was imposed quarantine to prevent further spread of infection.
According to the website «Arutz-7», when it began to grow rapidly the number of soldiers complaining of itching, I had a suspicion that it could be «about a terrorist attack using biological weapons.» The base was sent to military doctors and experts.
Press service of the IDF reported that during the investigation it became clear that dozens of soldiers really sick. However, dozens of their comrades, taking advantage of the situation, feigned illness to avoid participation in the exercises.
Press service of the IDF reported that malingerers will be subject to disciplinary action. Punishment will elect commanders.
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