Swine flu victims jump to 13, 9 in serious condition

After woman dies from disease, H1N1 shows up nationwide with two hospitalized in Nahariya in north, pregnant patient given C-section.Ari Yashar, 12/24/2015, 7:03 PM

Israeli woman dies of swine flu, six others infected

Four women are being treated at Soroka hospital in Be'er Sheva; the other two are hospitalized in Jerusalem.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 12/24/2015, 2:17 PM

Jewish ‘Burka Family’ Missing in Israel After Baby's Death

The hareidi-religious Eida Hareidit organization has joined a search for a hareidi-religious Jerusalem family missing after the baby died.Chana Ya'ar, 2/10/2013, 2:34 PM

Hospitals Struggle to Cope with Rising Swine Flu in Israel

Two more people were admitted Thursday to a hospital in Israel due to the H1N1 virus, also known as “swine flu.” Two people have died.Chana Ya'ar, 1/31/2013, 3:50 PM

Toddler Dies of Swine Flu in Israel

The first death this season from influenza virus has occurred at a hospital in Petah Tikvah.Chana Ya'ar, 1/17/2013, 10:52 AM

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 Ministry: Over 6 Months Old? Go 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

Can Quantum Mechanics Conquer the Common Cold?

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

Pregnant Woman Dies of Swine Flu, Healthy Fetus Delivered

A pregnant woman who was hospitalized a month ago with the H1N1 swine flu has died. Her healthy baby was delivered and sent home. Malkah Fleisher, 12/28/2009, 9:55 PM

Swine Flu Vaccine Available to All

The H1N1 flu vaccination is available, as of this week, to all citizens of Israel. Not everyone is taking it.Hillel Fendel, 12/21/2009, 1:57 PM

Health Ministry Wary of Swine Flu, Increases H1N1 Vaccines

The Ministry of Health convened Monday to address its concern following a slew of swine flu-related deaths since last Thursday.Malkah Fleisher, 11/30/2009, 8:45 PM

Swine Flu Vaccination Underway

17,000 Israelis have been vaccinated for swine flu, and more vaccines are en route. Campaign still limited to high-risk groups.Maayana Miskin, 11/10/2009, 9:37 AM

Flu Closes Tel Aviv School

A Tel Aviv elementary school has been closed for the first time due to an outbreak of flu. It is not clear which viral strain caused the closure.Hana Levi Julian, 10/27/2009, 11:12 AM

Israeli Firm Reports Success for Swine Flu Vaccine

An Israeli biotech firm said it has successfully tested a swine flu vaccine – but only on rats. Its stock soared before trading was suspended.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/25/2009, 1:30 PM

Israel Pushing for Swine Flu Vaccine Despite Controversy

Israel looks abroad for swine flu vaccines despite controversy. Fifth flu-related death reported.Maayana Miskin, 8/7/2009, 10:03 AM

Third Swine Flu Death in Israel

A 12-year-old girl with a severe chronic disease who developed swine flu has died, marking the third death related to H1N1 influenza.Avraham Zuroff, 8/6/2009, 7:22 AM

Death May be Linked to Swine Flu

Health experts fear that a recent death may have been caused by the swine flu, making it Israel's first fatality in the global pandemic.Maayana Miskin, 7/26/2009, 10:07 PM

Swine Flu Strikes Jewish Camps in France and Canada

The swine flu has struck at Jewish camps in France and Canada. Normandy's Bnei Akiva campers are under quarantine.Avraham Zuroff, 7/17/2009, 7:21 AM

Chuppah Goes Unorthodox When Wedding Welcomes Swine (Flu)

Latex abounded at the wedding of an Illinois rabbinical student and his bride, when the chuppah was attended by a swine – flu, that is.Malkah Fleisher, 6/22/2009, 4:16 PM