There is no religious excuse for not vaccinating your kids

Measles is a viral disease that can be prevented by vaccination. The myth that measles vaccines are associated with autism has been thoroughly debunked by scientific research.Dr. Alan Kadish and Dr. Edward C. Halperin, 12/2/2018, 12:10 AM

A 3-week-old baby contracted measles from his mother

3-week-old with measles is listed in stable condition after contracting the disease from his mother.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 1:10 PM

'Vaccination Bill' advances

Minister clear way for bill to ban unvaccinated students from schools following measles outbreak.Gary Willig, 11/18/2018, 10:53 PM

Measles vaccinations on the rise in Israel

Deputy Health Minister Litzman cautiously optimistic as number of residents receiving vaccinations grows. 'Measles still not behind us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2018, 8:47 PM

Infant dies of measles in Jerusalem

Baby with measles rushed to Sha'arei Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem.Ezra Sanders, 11/1/2018, 5:54 PM

Health Ministry to examine mandatory vaccination policy

Dep. Health Minister Litzman asks Health Ministry Director-General to examine possibility of making daycare conditional on vaccination.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 7:57 AM

MK advances compulsory vaccination bill

New bill seeks to combat parents choosing not to vaccinate children before kindergarten.Mordechai Sones, 8/14/2018, 8:52 PM

Haredi refusal to vaccinate caused measles outbreak

Medical report says 100% of measles cases were haredi Jews, 12 of them babies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2018, 11:42 PM

Can't agree on whether to vaccinate? The court will decide

Tel Aviv court ruling: If parents can't decide whether to immunize their child, the parent who insists on vaccinations is correct.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2017, 3:22 PM

Parents didn't vaccinate, daughter suffers neurological damage

Unimmunized 4-year-old falls ill with pneumococcal disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2017, 2:11 PM

Warning: Measles spreading across Europe

WHO warns low immunization rates leading to measles outbreaks, asks public to get immunized.Chana Roberts, 3/29/2017, 2:16 PM

Health Ministry urges public to vaccinate against swine flu

13 Israelis now infected with the virus, placing strain on national hospitals.Tova Dvorin, 12/25/2015, 10:06 AM

Government to Compensate Soldiers for Anthrax Vaccine Test

100 soldiers who say they were hurt by anthrax vaccine test to get 36,000 shekels.Maayana Miskin, 1/12/2014, 4:42 PM

Children with Immune Disorders Told: Stay Home until 2014

Children who have weak or absent immune systems were told by the Ministry of Health not to return to school until January.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/22/2013, 10:52 PM

Anti-Polio Operation to be Expanded to All of Israel

The Ministry of Health has decided that the operation to vaccinate children against the polio virus will be expanded to all of Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/9/2013, 9:53 PM

Anti-Polio Op. Faces Vaccine Fears

Mass immunization may be slowed as activist groups argue vaccines are dangerous.Maayana Miskin, 8/9/2013, 11:15 AM

Health Ministry’s Anti-Polio Op Begins

Health Ministry urges vaccines after finding 2.5% of children in south carry polio virus.Maayana Miskin, 8/4/2013, 10:22 AM

Traces of Polio Virus Continuing to Appear in Israeli Sewage

Traces of the poliomyelitis virus are continuing to appear in sewage in southern and central Israel, according to the Health MinistryHana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 7/11/2013, 8:47 PM

Oral Polio Vaccine to Be Given In Southern Israel

The Health Minister has decided to administer an advanced form of the oral polio vaccine to 150,000 children in southern Israel, in drops.Chana Ya'ar, 6/30/2013, 3:56 PM

Israeli Flu Season Arrives, 2 Cases Reported

Despite mild weather most days, and even people still on the beach, autumn is here and winter approaches. Flu season has arrived.Chana Ya'ar, 11/7/2012, 2:39 PM

Fears of Outbreak as Jerusalem Anti-Vaccine Trend Continues

Doctors fear that trend toward avoiding vaccine could mean a resurgence of childhood diseases in Israel’s capital.Maayana Miskin, 11/2/2012, 1:39 PM