London Kids To Be Offered Polio Shot After More Virus Found

Children ages 1-9 in London were made eligible for booster doses of a polio vaccine Wednesday after British health authorities reported finding evidence the...

Health Survey: Israelis Have High Rate Of Obesity, Don’t Exercise

Israelis have a high rate of obesity compared to the rest of the world, don't exercise enough, and smoke too much were the dismal...

Bnei Brak: 10-Year-Old Boy Suffers Rare Stroke

In a rare incident, a ten-year-old resident of Bnei Brak suffered a stroke on Tuesday, Ynet reported. The boy's parents brought him to the Terem...

Some Cancer Patients Can Skip Treatments, 2 Studies Show

After surgery, some cancer patients can safely skip radiation or chemotherapy, according to two studies exploring shorter, gentler cancer care. Researchers are looking for ways...

Melatonin Poisoning Reports Are Up In Kids, Study Says

Researchers are drawing attention to a rise in poisonings in children involving the sleep aid melatonin — including a big jump during the pandemic. Last...

Report: Israel To End COVID Testing At Ben-Gurion Within Weeks

Israel's Health Ministry is on the verge of a decision to end the requirement for COVID testing for travelers arriving at Ben-Gurion Airport, Channel...

Health Ministry’s Strauss Audit Lists Appalling Lapses In Food Safety

Israel's Health Ministry issued a report following its audit of the Strauss factory last week following the salmonella finding and the largest recall in...

Strauss CEO Admits: “We Had Pigeons In The Factory, We Were Warned But Didn’t...

The heads of the Strauss Group company held a press conference on Thursday evening and admitted to shocking revelations regarding the company's operations in...

Confirmed: Salmonella In Elite Products, Recall Expands To Candies, Boy In ICU

The Strauss company informed the Health Ministry on Tuesday night that the laboratory results on some Elite finished products were positive for salmonella, confirming...

Israel: Reports Of Suspected Salmonella Cases Following Strauss Recall

Following the announcement on Monday of a massive recall of Elite chocolate products after salmonella was discovered in the factory's production line, there were...

Israel: 3 Cases Of New Variant Found In Travelers; Health Minister: “Tests At Ben-Gurion...

Hours after Israel's Tourism Minister called for an end to COVID testing at Ben-Gurion Airport, Israel's Health Ministry announced on Monday that three cases...

Major Recall In Israel: Strauss Finds Salmonella In Elite Chocolate Factory

Israel's Strauss company announced on Monday morning that a routine inspection conducted at its Elite chocolate factory revealed several salmonella samples in raw ingredients...

Israel’s Tourism Minister Calls For End Of COVID Testing At Ben-Gurion

Israel's Tourism Minister Yoel Razvozov (Yesh Atid) on Monday called for an end to coronavirus testing for those arriving at Ben-Gurion Airport in Israel. "Enough...

Israel: 8 New Cases Of Mysterious Liver Disease; WHO Reports 1 Death

The World Health Organization says at least one death has been reported in connection with a mysterious liver disease outbreak affecting children in Europe...

FINALLY: Israel Cancels Indoor Mask Requirement

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz announced on Wednesday the revocation of the requirement to wear masks in most enclosed spaces Masks...

End Of COVID May Bring Major Turbulence For US Health Care

When the end of the COVID-19 pandemic comes, it could create major disruptions for a cumbersome U.S. health care system made more generous, flexible...

Here We Go Again: New COVID Strain Found In Israel, Infection Rate Rises

Two people in Israel tested positive for a new COVID strain that is a combination of the original Omicron and the “stealth” BA.2 variant...

How Will COVID End? Experts Look To Past Epidemics For Clues

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the world has seen a dramatic improvement in infections, hospitalizations and death rates in recent weeks,...

US Man Who Got 1st Pig Heart Transplant Dies After 2 Months

The first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig has died, two months after the groundbreaking experiment, the Maryland hospital that performed...

Panic In Mea Shearim After Child Contracts Polio, May Be Left Paralyzed

A four-year-old from Jerusalem has contracted polio, the first case in Israel in 33 years, the Health Ministry reported Sunday. The child's case was caused...

Israel: Almost All COVID Patients On ECMOs Are Unvaccinated

Israel's Health Ministry reported on Sunday that the vast majority of COVID patients attached to ECMO machines are unvaccinated. According to the ministry, fully vaccinated...

Israel Reaches 9,000 Dead, Researcher Says State Is “Tolerating” Deaths

Israel's Health Ministry confirmed another 89 fatalities on Thursday morning, increasing the total COVID death toll to over 9,000 as the country grapples with...

Alpha, Delta, & Omicron: Israeli Boy Caught 3 COVID Variants

An 11-year-old Israeli boy has been confirmed to have contracted three COVID variants, Alpha, Delta, and Omicron. "I'm fine, I feel pretty healthy, I hardly...

10 Israeli Kids Hospitalized With PIMS In Past Week

Ten Israeli children were hospitalized in the past week due to suspected pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome (PIMS) after recovering from COVID, Kan News reported...

Israel’s Chevrei Kadisha: “We’re On Verge Of Collapse & Haven’t Reached Peak Of Deaths”

Israel's Chevrei Kadisha are staggering under the load of the high COVID death rate this month amid an unprecedented infection rate spurred by the...

Hospital Patient Without COVID Shot Denied Heart Transplant

A Boston hospital is defending itself after a man’s family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19,...

What’s Known About The ‘Stealth’ Version Of Omicron?

Scientists and health officials around the world are keeping their eyes on a descendant of the omicron variant that has been found in at...

Israel’s COVID Death Toll Soars, Up To 40 Fatalities A Day

Israeli health officials reported on Tuesday that the number of COVID fatalities in the country has soared, with up to 40 fatalities a day,...

Israel: 8-Fold Rise In Severe Cases, “Worst We’ve Seen” Hospital Directors Say

Israel expects to soon break its own record of its number of seriously ill COVID cases, Channel 12 News reported on Tuesday evening, based...

Israel: Severe Pediatric Cases Double, Experts Urge Gov’t To Delay Quarantine Cancellation For Kids

Amid the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, a rise in pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome (PIMS) is being seen in children who recover from...

Israel’s Hospitals On Verge Of Collapse, 1 Hospital Blocks Entry To ER

The number of seriously ill COVID cases in Israel has skyrocketed within a few short weeks from about 100 to over 800 and tens...

Israel: Vaccines Thwarted 20,000 COVID Deaths

Israel's vaccination campaign saved the lives of at least 20,000 Israelis, Yisrael Hayom reported on Sunday based on data analyzed by former Health Ministry...

Preteens Can Get Vaxxed Without Parent Under California Bill

California would allow children age 12 and up to be vaccinated without their parents’ consent under a proposal introduced Friday by a state senator...

2 More Roshei Yeshivos Contract COVID, HaRav Ezrachi Cancels Trip To US

Two more Roshei Yeshivos in Israel tested positive for COVID on Friday, Rosh Yeshivas Ateres Yisrael, HaGaon HaRav Baruch Mordechai Ezrachi, and Rosh Yeshivas Kisei...

Europe Considers New COVID-19 Strategy: Accepting The Virus

When the coronavirus pandemic was first declared, Spaniards were ordered to stay home for more than three months. For weeks, they were not allowed...

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