Israeli Hospitals Told To Prepare For Rise In Pediatric COVID Cases

Israel's Health Ministry instructed hospitals this week to prepare for an increase in pediatric coronavirus cases ahead of the reopening of the educational system. "In...

Bereaved Husband Says His Wife Wasn’t Against Vaccines

Yehudah Ben-Shitrit, the husband of Asnat, z'l, who passed away of the coronavirus on Motzei Shabbos at age 32, told Channel 13 News that...

Israel’s Death Rate Rose By 10% In 2020, Chareidi Sector Worst-Hit

Israel's death rate rose by about 10% in 2020, according to a report published on Monday. The report by the Taub Center for Social Policy...

Tel Aviv Is 1st Israeli City To Ban All Unvaccinated Teachers From Schools

In an unprecedented move, the Tel Aviv municipality on Wednesday banned all unvaccinated teachers and staff members from entering the city's schools without a...

FIGHTING THE ANTI-VAXERS: United Hatzalah Dismisses 288 Non-Vaccinated Volunteers

Israel's largest voluntary emergency services provider, United Hatzalah, dismissed 288 of its 6,000 volunteers who refused to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. “All the volunteers...

Rangers Fill Stands With Fans, Who Accept ‘Calculated Risk’

Susanna Frare said her family decided to take a “calculated risk” attending the home opener of the Texas Rangers, the first major U.S. pro...

Netanyahu: Israel Preparing For New Vaccination Drive In 6 Months

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced in a press briefing on Tuesday that Israel is preparing for a new vaccination drive in six months that...

Israel Confirms Highest No. Of Virus Cases In 3 Months

Israel, a world leader in coronavirus vaccinations, reported its highest daily infection rate in three months as it scrambles to contain the spread of...

“Thousands Of Serious Virus Cases Within A Month,” Israeli Health Officials Predict

Israeli health officials sounded an alarm this week, warning Prime Minister Naftali Bennett that there could be thousands of coronavirus patients requiring hospitalization within...

Critically Ill Coronavirus Patient Flown From Uman To Israel

A Health Ministry representative revealed on Thursday that a critically ill coronavirus patient was flown from Uman to Israel. In a discussion in the Knesset's...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bahrain Approves Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine For Use

Bahrain said Sunday it approved the use of a Chinese coronavirus vaccine, following its earlier approval of a vaccine made by Pfizer and its...

UK Imposes Tough New Restrictions To Fight Virus

Millions of people in the U.K. faced tough new coronavirus restrictions Saturday, with Scotland and Northern Ireland demanding tighter measures to try to halt...

UK Warns Of More Lockdown Measures As Virus Soars To Highest-Recorded Levels

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Sunday that more onerous lockdown restrictions in England are likely as the country reels from a new coronavirus...

Watch: 1st Known Ape Case: Gorillas Test Positive For COVID At San Diego Park

Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in what is believed to be the first known...

Cases Of New Los Angeles Variant Identified In Israel

Israel's Health Ministry announced on Sunday evening that four cases of the Los Angeles coronavirus variant have been identified in Israel. An Israeli living in...

WATCH: Afraid Of Fertility Issues From Vaccine? Hagaon HaRav Kanievsky Says Not To Fear

In the wake of unfounded rumors that coronavirus vaccines can cause fertility issues, the question was asked to HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky. HaRav Chaim's grandson,...

Want Some Cholent With Your Vaccine? Free Cholent In Bnei Brak At Vaccine Drive

As Israel's vaccination drive slows down to a crawl, with vaccination centers sitting empty in recent days, the city of Bnei Brak decided to...

1,787 Israeli Children Hospitalized Since Start Of Pandemic

Israel's Health Ministry published new data on coronavirus morbidity in children on Tuesday, A total of 1,787 children under the age of 18 have been...

Israel Revokes Medical License Of COVID Denier, Anti-Vax Doctor

Israel's Health Ministry permanently revoked the medical license of a doctor who publicly denied the coronavirus, spoke out against vaccinations, and offered forged vaccination...

“100% Of Seriously Ill Patients Are Unvaccinated,” Israeli Hospital Director Says

The coronavirus ward in Laniado Hospital in Kiryat Sanz, Netanya currently has 31 coronavirus patients, of whom 17 are in serious condition, with six...

Vaccinated Nursing Mothers Pass Antibodies To Their Babies, Israeli Study Shows

An Israeli study found coronavirus antibodies in the milk of nursing mothers who had been vaccinated against the coronavirus. The small study, carried out by...

Study: COVID Vaccine 97% Effective In Protecting Pregnant Women

A new Israeli study found that the Pfizer vaccine against the coronavirus is highly effective in protecting pregnant women. A Yisrael Hayom report last week...

Chinese Vaccines’ Effectiveness Low, Official Says In Rare Admission

In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the...

150 Israelis From India, Mexico Refuse Tests, At Least 55 Cases On Flights

About 150 Israelis who recently arrived on flights from India and Mexico refused to undergo a second test for the coronavirus, Channel 12 News...

Israel Is 1st In The World To Approve 3rd COVID Vaccine

Israel's Health Ministry informed healthcare providers on Monday that it can start administering COVID booster shots to immunocompromised adults. Israel is the first country in...

“We’re At War:” Israel’s COVID Czar Reveals Dramatic Rise In Deaths

Israel's coronavirus czar Salman Zarka said on Wednesday that Israel is at war with COVID as Israel grapples with a mounting fatality rate. Israel has...

Jewish Member Of Iranian Parliament: “500 Cases Of ‘Black Fungus’ In Iran”

Dr. Homayoun Sameyeh-Najafabadi, a pharmacologist and the representative of the Jewish community in Iranian parliament since 2020, said recently that there are 500 cases...

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...

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...

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,...

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