Moderna experimental vaccine shows it is safe

Moderna experimental vaccine shows it is safe

Moderna Inc’s experimental vaccine for COVID-19 provokes immune responses in all 45 healthy volunteers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2020, 4:01 AM
Maryland man may be first person vaccinated against COVID-19

Maryland man may be first person vaccinated against COVID-19

First person to take trial coronavirus vaccine at University of Maryland says he is producing anti-bodies against the disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2020, 10:34 AM
Dershowitz defends compulsory coronavirus vaccine remarks

Dershowitz defends compulsory coronavirus vaccine remarks

US constitutional lawyer: 'If you refuse to be vaccinated, state has power to take you to doctor's office and plunge needle into your arm.'Mordechai Sones, 5/22/2020, 1:19 PM
Trump: We're working with other countries on coronavirus vaccine

Trump: We're working with other countries on coronavirus vaccine

Trump expresses hope that a COVID-19 vaccine will be in place before the end of the year.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/15/2020, 11:01 PM
European expert: Coronavirus vaccine could be approved early next year

European expert: Coronavirus vaccine could be approved early next year

European Medicines Agency says a vaccine for COVID-19 might even be approved in early 2021 in a “best-case scenario”.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2020, 5:12 AM
Expert: 'Vaccines wake up the immune system, could enhance general immunity'

Expert: 'Vaccines wake up the immune system, could enhance general immunity'

Dr. Levi-Nissenbaum, an expert in cellular and molecular biology, describes the potential role of vaccines in combating coronavirus.Shimon Cohen, 3/25/2020, 10:03 AM
Tel Aviv court orders mother to vaccinate her children

Tel Aviv court orders mother to vaccinate her children

Mother ordered to vaccinate her two children within 14 days, after court rejects her opposition to vaccinations as 'not backed by evidence'.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/4/2019, 2:45 PM
OpEd: Dispel the myths — Vaccines are vital

OpEd: Dispel the myths — Vaccines are vital

Vaccinations are universally accepted by doctors and scientists and are only controversial due to conspiracy theorists.Dr. Alan Kadish, 10/30/2019, 3:43 PM
Vaccination - the unending controversy

Vaccination - the unending controversy

Scientist Dr. Chana Gabay says parents must get as much info as possible and make an independent, personal decision about their children.Shimon Cohen, 10/29/2019, 10:52 AM
Health Ministry to travelers to Uman: Vaccinate against measles

Health Ministry to travelers to Uman: Vaccinate against measles

Ministry warns against measles outbreak in Ukraine, calling on those traveling there to make sure they are vaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 4:49 PM
New York State to students: Get vaccinated - or leave school

New York State to students: Get vaccinated - or leave school

NY ends religious exemption to vaccination requirement, leaving 26,000 unvaccinated students with choice of getting shots or leaving school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 11:48 AM
Israel to combat measles with earlier vaccines for 2-year-olds?

Israel to combat measles with earlier vaccines for 2-year-olds?

Committee of experts proposes Health Ministry offer second dose of measles vaccine at two years instead of in first grade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2019, 10:05 AM
Israeli court orders parents to vaccinate son against tetanus

Israeli court orders parents to vaccinate son against tetanus

One-and-a-half year old Israeli boy ordered to get vaccination against tetanus, over the objections of his parents.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/12/2019, 7:12 AM
Doctors suspected of issuing unnecessary medical exemptions

Doctors suspected of issuing unnecessary medical exemptions

California Medical Board investigating four doctors suspected of issuing unlawful vaccine exemptions, sometimes for a fee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2019, 11:16 AM
Here’s what we know about Orthodox vaccination rates in NY

Here’s what we know about Orthodox vaccination rates in NY

NY officials say measles outbreak concentrated in Orthodox Jewish areas, blaming low immunization rates. But are other factors to blame?Ben Sales, JTA, 6/10/2019, 7:14 AM
'Why wouldn't we vaccinate our children?'

'Why wouldn't we vaccinate our children?'

NYC posts message from director of kosher soup kitchen network in the city urging Orthodox Jewish community to vaccinate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2019, 8:03 PM
Rabbi Asher Weiss: Jewish law obligates vaccination

Rabbi Asher Weiss: Jewish law obligates vaccination

Leading authority on Jewish law says it is "not a recommendation" to vaccinate children, those who do not violate halakha.Yoni Kempinski/Antwerp, 5/14/2019, 4:08 PM
Dear Antivaxxers, not in the Name of God

Dear Antivaxxers, not in the Name of God

Freedom of religion does not include freedom from facts. It also does not include the freedom to endanger others.Rabbi Elchanan Poupko, 4/19/2019, 7:30 AM
500 Jewish doctors sign letter calling for vaccinations

500 Jewish doctors sign letter calling for vaccinations

Doctors who serve Orthodox communities in North America join mass information campaign to encourage vaccination amid measles outbreak.Marcy Oster/JTA, 4/17/2019, 9:32 PM
Vaccination is  Pikuach Nefesh

Vaccination is Pikuach Nefesh

I plead that every anti-vaxxer read this critically important pikuach nefesh article.Rabbi.Dr. Aaron Glatt, 4/11/2019, 10:51 AM
NY county measles outbreak spotlights religious exemptions

NY county measles outbreak spotlights religious exemptions

Health commissioner supports push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations, says measles outbreak one of 'most challenging' crises.AFP, 4/8/2019, 11:03 AM
ADL: 'Wrong' to compare Holocaust to ban on unvaxxed children

ADL: 'Wrong' to compare Holocaust to ban on unvaxxed children

Anti-vaccine activists are using a Holocaust-era yellow Star of David to promote their cause.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 4/6/2019, 9:28 PM
The menace of waves of infectious diseases

The menace of waves of infectious diseases

Waves of infectious diseases struck Israel and other countries in 2018, causing considerable concern. In theory, infectious diseases have the potential to regain much of their power as a factor limiting the size and expansion of human populations.Lt.Col. (res.) Dr. Dany Shoham , 2/5/2019, 7:13 AM
Vaccination bill passes first reading

Vaccination bill passes first reading

Bill would require schools - from kindergartens to colleges - to bar entry to unvaccinated students and teachers during outbreaks.Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2019, 9:30 AM
The obligation to vaccinate

The obligation to vaccinate

The scientific claims against the vaccine are based on research proven to be false. The halakhic rule that we follow the majority is also true in the field of medicine and here we go according to the position of the majority of doctors.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 12/16/2018, 7:41 AM
There is no religious excuse for not vaccinating your kids

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: Vaccinate against swine flu

Health Ministry: Vaccinate against swine flu

13 Israelis now infected with the virus, placing strain on national hospitals.Tova Dvorin, 12/25/2015, 10:06 AM
Govt to Compensate Soldiers for Anthrax Vaccine

Govt to Compensate Soldiers for Anthrax Vaccine

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

Children with Immune Disorders Told: Stay Home

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

Anti-Polio Operation to be Expanded

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

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’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 Continue to Appear in Israel

Traces of Polio Virus Continue to Appear in Israel

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

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

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 Anti-Vaccine Trend Continues

Fears of Outbreak as 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