Bennett: “5th Wave Is Here”: Shaked: “Tens Of Thousands Of Cases In Weeks”

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned at the Cabinet meeting on Sunday that the fifth COVID wave has already hit Israel. Health officials shared alarming data...

ISRAEL TO ADD UNITED STATES TO RED LIST: Israel Set To Ban Travel To...

Amid warnings that a significant COVID outbreak of "tens of thousands of cases" will hit Israel in less than three weeks, Israel's Health Ministry...

UTJ MK Porush’s Knesset Guard Diagnosed With Omicron, 22 People Enter Isolation

Israel's Health Ministry informed the Knesset on Thursday afternoon that a Knesset security guard who was tested for COVID was found to be carrying...

Israel Bans Travel To UK As 1st Omicron Death Announced , Bennett Threatens Lockdown

Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis, the head of Israel's Health Ministry's Public Health division, announced at a press conference on Sunday that the UK and Denmark...

Israel Enters 5th Wave As Omicron Increases, Bennett Pushes New Restrictions

Amid an increase in Omicron cases and a report by Hebrew University researchers saying that Israel has entered its fifth wave, Prime Minister Naftali...

How Will The World Decide When The Pandemic Is Over?

How will the world decide when the pandemic is over? There’s no clear-cut definition for when a pandemic starts and ends, and how much of...

LIFETIME BAN: New Zealand To Be First Country To Ban Smoking

New Zealand’s government believes it has come up with a unique plan to end tobacco smoking — a lifetime ban for those aged 14...

ISRAEL COVID DRAMA: Bennett Wants Lockdown For Unvaccinated, Meeting Turns Into Shouting Match

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Thursday instructed the relevant professionals to "examine options for imposing restrictions on the unvaccinated" during a situational assessment of...

Despite Opposition, Israel’s Gov’t Approves Shin Bet Tracking Of Omicron Carriers

Amid fears of the new Omicron COVID variant, Israel's government on Tuesday approved the resumption of the controversial Shin Bet phone tracking program to...

“Hospitalizations Up By 330% In Africa Due To Omicron:” Israeli Health Official Says

The number of Israelis suspected of being infected with the new Omicron COVID variant rose to 34 on Tuesday, with two Israelis confirmed to...

More Omicron Cases Pop Up As World Rushes To Learn More

Cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in countries on opposite sides of the world Sunday and many governments rushed to...

“Omicron Is Worrying, Death Rate In South Africa Has Doubled:” Israeli Health Official

Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis, the head of the Health Ministry's Public Health division, spoke about the new Omicron coronavirus variant during a discussion of the...

Israel: Mandatory Isolation For Israelis Enforced By Shin Bet, 50 African States Banned

Israel on Sunday approved barring entry to foreign nationals and the use of controversial technology for contact tracing as part of its efforts to...

Justice Minister Sa’ar Slams Omicron Restrictions, 4 Ministers Vote Against Shin Bet Tracking

Justice Minister Gideon Sa’ar on Sunday slammed the Israeli government's new restrictions intended to thwart the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant, saying that...

Australia Confirms 2 Omicron Cases As Travel Curbs Tighten

Australian officials confirmed Sunday that two overseas travelers arriving in Sydney are the first to test positive in the country for the omicron variant...

Switzerland Bans Israelis As Suspected Omicron Cases In Israel Rise To 8

Switzerland banned Israelis from entering its territory after the first case of the Omicron COVID variant was discovered in the Jewish state. Those with Swiss...

As Fear Of 5th Wave Rises, HaRav Chaim Tells Parents To Vaccinate Children

Israel began vaccinating children aged five and above this week as experts warn that a fifth wave of the coronavirus in Israel has already...

Israel’s Health Ministry Responds To Report Of “Diabetes Epidemic” In Chareidi Sector

Israel's Health Ministry responded to the report on the high rate of diabetes in the Chareidi sector published by Kol Chai this week. The Health...

The Diabetes Epidemic In Chareidi Society

Sunday was World Diabetes Day and on Monday, Kol Chai published a report about the diabetes epidemic in the Chareidi sector in Israel, with...

Austria Orders World’s First Lockdown For Unvaccinated

The Austrian government ordered a nationwide lockdown for unvaccinated people starting midnight Sunday to slow the fast spread of the coronavirus in the country. The...

As Many Try Living With Virus, China Keeps Up Zero Tolerance

Wang Lijie planned to spend three days in the Gobi Desert last month to take in the area’s famous poplar forest as its trees...

Incriminating Report: Israeli Anti-Vax MDs Told Late Activist To Refuse Treatment

A leading anti-vaxxer in Israel who died of COVID in September was advised by anti-vax doctors to refuse standard medical treatment even as he...

Women Regret Not Getting The Vaccine: 161 Deaths Of Pregnant Women From COVID In...

Sometimes when she’s feeding her infant daughter, Amanda Harrison is overcome with emotion and has to wipe away tears of gratitude. She is lucky...

1st Case Of “Delta Plus” Variant Identified In Israel In 11-Yr.-0ld

Israel's Health Ministry reported on Tuesday that the first case of the AY.4.2 Delta variant, known as "Delta Plus," has been identified in Israel...

As Israel’s 4th Wave Ebbs, Health Officials Fear New Variant Could Cause 5th Wave

Israel's fourth coronavirus wave has been showing signs of receding, with a steady decrease in the number of new daily cases in recent days. The...

Critically Ill Israeli Anti-Vaxxer Saved From Brink Of Death, Expresses Regret

A 49-year-old Israeli man who decided not to vaccinate due to anti-vax "fake news" spread on social media expressed his regrets for his anti-vax...

Israeli Girl Hospitalized After Mother Intentionally Infects Her With COVID

An Israeli girl is seriously ill due to post-COVID syndrome about a month after her mother intentionally exposed her to COVID. Naama Bar-Ziv, 7, was...

Dramatic Results: 1st Study Of Its Kind Shows Emunah’s Role In COVID Recovery

In a fascinating and first-of-its-kind study carried out at the Emek Medical Center in the northern Israeli city of Afula, it was found that...

Israel: 16- Yr. Old Dies Of Post-COVID Syndrome, 1st PIMS Fatality

A teenager died on Shabbos of pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome (PIMS) in Schneider Children's Medical Center in Petach Tikvah, in what is believed to...

Israel: 6-Month-Old Baby Attached To ECMO Due To Post-COVID

A 6-month-old baby was hospitalized in the Safra Children's Hospital in the Sheba Medical Center in critical condition on Wednesday after developing pediatric inflammatory...

Israeli, 55, Waiting For Days For ECMO Machine, None To Be Found

A 55-year-old Israeli woman who is critically ill due to the coronavirus has been waiting for three days to be attached to the life-saving...

New Zealand Admits It Can No Longer Get Rid Of Coronavirus

New Zealand’s government acknowledged Monday what most other countries did long ago: It can no longer completely get rid of the coronavirus. Prime Minister Jacinda...

Israel Tightens COVID ‘Green Pass’ Rules, Sparking Protest

Israel restricted its COVID Green Pass on Sunday to allow only those who have received a vaccine booster dose or recently recuperated from coronavirus...

Israel: Wave Of Children With Post COVID Syndrome, Dozens Of Women Hospitalized

Although Israel's infection rate and number of seriously ill patients have seen a slight decrease in recent days, there is currently a wave of...

“Whoever Doesn’t Vaccinate Is Committing Suicide,” Israeli Hospital Director Says

Prof. Idit Matot, the director of the Surgery Division and Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain at the Tel Aviv...

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