Polish Scientist Who Saved Entire Ghetto in Lvov Settles in Israel
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Polish Scientist Who Saved Entire Ghetto in Lvov Settles in Israel

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A world-famous Polish scientist whose typhoid serum saved the entire Lvov ghetto during the Nazi occupation has settled in Israel as a member of the staff of the Israel biologic research institution in Ness Ziona, it was disclosed today.

Dr. I. Flack, who was chief bacteriologist of the Lvov Ghetto at the time, became a member of the Polish Academy of Research on diphtheria and other diseases after the war. He had sought for 10 years to obtain permission to migrate to Israel and was aided by the Palestine Economic Corporation after arriving here. The Ness Ziona Institute produced Salk vaccine for Israel and is now working on an Asian flu vaccine.

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