'Are vaccines dangerous? The flu is much more so'

Interview: Hadassah's Prof. Alon Hershko answers questions on why this year's flu is so dangerous, what we can expect, & how to save lives.Ido Ben Porat, 1/15/2020, 8:24 AM

Man and pregnant woman unconscious and in serious condition due to flu complications

Pregnant woman, 38, and 57-year-old man unconscious and on respirators after suffering complications of influenza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2020, 4:09 PM

Woman, 54, dies after suffering complications of influenza

Woman dies after flu leads to serious complications, bringing number of flu deaths to 18.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2020, 9:21 AM

40-year-old dies of the flu in central Israel

Unvaccinated 40-year-old man dies at Sheba Tel HaShomer hospital after getting the flu. 9-year-old girl in serious condition in Ashdod.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2020, 3:32 PM

Israeli singer cancels show due to swine flu

Shiri Maimon apologizes to fans for cancellation, says she 'doesn't wish this nightmare on anyone.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2019, 8:13 PM

Shaarei Zedek: 19-year-old dies of 'probable flu complication'

19-year-old dies at Shaarei Tzedek Hospital, 'probably as result of flu complication.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2019, 4:06 PM

Entire family hospitalized after contracting the flu

Family of three placed in separate hospitals after contracting influenza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2019, 9:28 AM

Flu alert: 'Israel is in for a tough winter'

Flu season expected to hit earlier than average, while vaccinations fail to include most common strain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2019, 3:00 PM

Rabbi’s death from flu in Uman has community in panic

Haredi rabbi from Israel living in Ukraine dies of flu virus, sparking panic in local Breslev Hasidic community.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/30/2018, 10:44 PM

Rivlin to receive antibiotic treatment

President Rivlin, who is suffering from a mild flu, will maintain a more controlled schedule to allow him the required respite.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2018, 3:43 AM

15-year-old girl dies from flu

Eilat teenager dies suddenly after contracting flu virus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2017, 9:23 AM

7-year old girl dies from flu

Resident of Elad passes away one week after collapsing.David Rosenberg, 12/1/2016, 9:12 PM

New Israeli vaccine protects against the flu

Israeli company Biondvax has come up with a new vaccine to heighten immunity against the most common of all viruses - the flu.ILTV, 8/4/2016, 12:50 PM

Rabbi Kanievsky admitted to hospital with the flu

Following an illness that continued throughout the weekend, Rav Kanievsky was admitted to hospital and was diagnosed with the flu.Ben Shaul, 1/10/2016, 8:33 AM

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

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