Pathologists of the Institute of medical examination «Abu Kabir» came to the conclusion that the cause of death of 5-month-old girl in the hospital «Soroka» was the meningitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. If the girl was vaccinated, she would have survived.
Israeli doctors and activists non-profit organization «Midat» indicate that vaccination with a vaccine «prevenar-13» included in the vaccination schedule of children in Israel. The vaccine protects against 13 strains of viruses, including pneumococci. Vaccination of children is from two to four months.
Radio «Kahn Beth» passed on September 24, the girl was taken in serious condition to the hospital «Soroka». Within a few hours the doctors tried to save the child, but their efforts were not crowned with success.
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