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Flu Pandemic 'Violent, But Not Deadlier'

Medical professionals call on public to be vaccinated as patients begin to flood hospitals with complications from flu-like virus.Tova Dvorin, 2/28/2014, 9:04 AM

Hospitals Report Beds Filled with Flu Patients

Hospitals along the northern coast report their beds are starting to be filled with patients suffering with influenza.Chana Ya'ar, 1/28/2013, 3:10 PM

Hospitals, MDA Overloaded

Flu and other winter ailments causing overload. MDA places more ambulances on call.Gil Ronen, 1/27/2013, 8:42 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

CDC Report: Swine Flu is Back

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that swine flu is back, with 12 cases reported by Friday.Chana Ya'ar, 12/25/2011, 1:14 PM

Health Min: After the Holidays, Get a Flu Shot

It's that time of year again; the Health Ministry has issued a recommendation that everyone over 6 months old should get a flu shot.Chana Ya'ar, 9/14/2011, 1:24 PM

Expert: Get Your Flu Shot Now!

This year's flu is mild, compared to last year's H1N1 pandemic - but that doesn't mean that the current risk is any smaller, says a top expert.David Lev, 1/9/2011, 9:00 AM

Physicists’ War against the Flu

Move over, physicians. Three Hebrew U. and US physicists may have the solution to the flu: Selective inoculation based on quantum mechanics theory.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/3/2011, 3:47 PM

Why Don't People Get Flu Shots?

Deputy Health Minister Litzman set a personal example Monday and received a flu shot, while the Knesset asked why the public isn't doing the same.Chana Ya'ar, 11/29/2010, 10:11 PM

Swine Flu Strikes PA

The first case of swine flu to be diagnosed in the Palestinian Authority has struck a four-year-old child living in Bethlehem.Hana Levi Julian, 6/11/2009, 1:25 PM

Egypt Uses Israeli Flu Strategy

Egyptian officials are following Israel's lead and now screen incoming travelers for symptoms of the swine flu as they disembark at Cairo Airport.Hana Levi Julian, 6/10/2009, 11:56 PM