Israel To End Quarantine For Students Exposed To COVID

Israeli senior government officials have reached a decision to end mandatory quarantine for students exposed to COVID, Israeli media reported on Thursday evening. Students who...

Australia Has Record COVID-19 Deaths, Hospitals Under Stress

Australia reported a record high of COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, and its second-largest state declared an emergency in hospitals to cope with surging patient admissions...

“Israel Has 2nd Highest Infection Rate In The World,” Health Expert Says

As Israel's daily COVID cases continue to mount and the number of seriously ill patients skyrockets to over 500 (from just 100 a few...

Israel Study: 4th Vaccine Shows Limited Results With Omicron

An Israeli hospital on Monday said preliminary research indicates a fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine provides only limited defense against the omicron variant...

At Least 10 Israelis Died Of COVID After Refusing Antibody Treatment, 1,500 Refuse It

Hundreds of Israel are refusing to be treated with Regeneron's life-saving monoclonal antibody treatment and at least ten Israelis, and likely dozens more, subsequently...

Israel Shortens Quarantine From 7 To 5 Days

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday announced that he has accepted the recommendation of Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz to shorten quarantine for asymptomatic coronavirus...

Israeli Hospitals Open New Virus Wards, 1 Hospital Turns Away Ambulances

As Omicron cases continue to soar in Israel, the increasing number of seriously ill COVID patients along with flu patients is beginning to strain...

Oxygen Machines Flown From Israel To Jewish Kehilla In Moldova

The rapid spread of the Omicron caught the Jewish kehilla in Moldova at the height of the harsh Eastern European winter. Due to the increasing...

Israel Says 500K Have Received 4th Vaccine Dose

Israel has administered a 4th vaccine dose to more than 500,000 people, the Health Ministry said Friday. Israel began administering second boosters to the most...

Bennett: Omicron Unstoppable But No Need For ‘Hysteria’

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday tried to calm Israelis anxious about the rapid spread of the omicron variant, insisting the government is managing...

Israel’s Teacher’s Union: “Total Anarchy, Gov’t Has Lost Control Of The Educational System”

The chairman of the Teacher's Union Ran Erez excoriated Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Education Minister Shasha Biton on Monday, accusing the government of...

Panicked Israelis Order Antigen Tests Every 3 Seconds, Wolt Delivery Says

Aviran Yael fetched rapid antigen kits from a pharmacy in Tel Aviv’s busy center, placed them in the light blue bag strapped to the...

Health Officials Let COVID-Infected Staff Stay On The Job

Health authorities around the U.S. are increasingly taking the extraordinary step of allowing nurses and other workers infected with the coronavirus to stay on...

Israel Reduces Quarantine To 7 Days Amid New Daily Case Record Of 37,887

Health Ministry Director-General Prof. Nachman Ash on Tuesday evening announced that the quarantine period for Israelis with COVID has been shortened to seven days...

Home COVID Tests To Be Covered By Insurers Starting Saturday

Starting Saturday, private health insurers will be required to cover up to eight home COVID-19 tests per month for people on their plans. The...

Israeli Public Fed Up With Bennett Gov’t’s Chaotic COVID Policies

The majority of Israelis are disgruntled with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's government management of the COVID crisis, a Channel 12 News survey on Sunday...

Israel’s Daily Cases Skyrocket To Over 30,000, IDF To Assist Hospitals

In what is becoming a daily occurrence, Israel reached a new record high number of coronavirus cases on Monday, with the Health Ministry confirming...

Israel Issues New Directives For Antigen Tests, Media Warns About Unreliable Brands

Israel's Health Ministry on Monday issued new guidelines for COVID testing with antigen tests. The tests should be carried out three days after contact...

Israel: Dozens Of Roshei Yeshivos Diagnosed With COVID

Following the report that Rosh Yeshivas Ponevezh, HaGaon HaRav Gershon Edelstein tested positive for COVID on Sunday morning, dozens of other Roshei Yeshivos and mashgichim...

Israel: Alarming Surge In Seriously Ill COVID Cases Within A Week

As predicted by public health experts, Israel is recording a record number of new daily coronavirus cases, with the Health Ministry reporting 17,521 cases...

Israeli COVID Expert: “Millions Will Contract Omicron, Hospitalizations Will Soar”

Prof. Ron Balicer, the head of the Health Ministry's pandemic response team, said that millions of Israelis will contract the Omicron COVID variant, which...

ANOTHER ONE: New “Deltacron” Variant Discovered In Cyprus

A researcher in Cyprus has discovered a new COVID variant that combines traits of the Delta and Omicron, Cypriot media reported over the weekend. The...

Israeli Doctor In New York: “Hospitals Are On Verge Of Collapse”

An Israeli doctor living and working in New York said that the health system in the city is slowly collapsing, Ynet reported. Dr. Amos Dodi, an ICU...

As Israel Confirms All-Time High In Virus Cases, PCR Tests Designated For Only High-Risk

Israel confirmed its highest-ever number of new COVID cases on Wednesday since the pandemic began, with 11,978 cases diagnosed in the previous 24 hours. Although...

Virus Surge Tests Limits Of Primary Health Care In Europe

Like many people, Alberto Pérez of Madrid used a home test to discover that his headache and cold-like symptoms were caused by COVID-19. Unable to...

Israel: Cases Soar By 220% Since Last Week, Test Sites To Operate 24 Hours

Israel's Health Ministry confirmed 6,562 new coronavirus cases on Monday, the highest number since September and three times the number of cases a week...

How Will Pandemic End? Omicron Clouds Forecasts For Endgame

Pandemics do eventually end, even if omicron is complicating the question of when this one will. But it won’t be like flipping a light...

“Storm Is Coming, Testing System Will Collapse:” Up To 1/3 Of Israelis To Fall...

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned at the weekly Cabinet meeting on Sunday morning that "the storm is coming. There will be tens of thousands...

Amid Dire Predictions, Israel Reinstates Mask Mandate In Gatherings Of 50 Or More

As Israel confirmed over 4,000 new COVID cases on Thursday for the second consecutive day, Health Ministry director-general Prof. Nachman Ash announced on Wednesday...

Israel Approves 4th Vaccine Dose For Most Vulnerable

Israel has approved a fourth vaccine dose for people most vulnerable to COVID-19, an official said Thursday, becoming one of the first countries to...

Israel’s Bird Flu Could Spread To Humans, Health Officials Warn To Cook Eggs Thoroughly

As Israel grapples with its worst avian flu outbreak ever, health experts are warning citizens to take precautions amid fears the flu could spread...

WATCH: Israeli Heart Surgeon Is World’s 1st To Get 4th Vaccine Shot In Trial

Israel on Monday began trials of a fourth dose of coronavirus vaccine in what is believed to be the first study of its kind. The...

Israel: Almost 2,000 Patients Hospitalized With The Flu

Israel's Health Ministry reported on Wednesday that cases of the flu are increasing throughout the country. There are currently 1,894 people hospitalized with the flu,...

Omicron “Favors” Children, Israeli Hospitals Prepare For Jump In Pediatric Hospitalizations

As the COVID infection rate in Israel continues to dramatically increase and the Omicron variant spreads throughout the country, a pediatric health expert said...

“I Killed My Wife:” HaGaon HaRav Badani Tells Over A Tragic Story

HaGaon HaRav Shimon Badani, the Zakein Moetzet Chachmei HaTorah, spoke at a Rabbinical conference at Sheba Hospital in Tel HaShomer last week and told...

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