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Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis: Children less likely than adults to be reinfected with COVID-19

Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis: Children less likely than adults to be reinfected with COVID-19

Health Min. official says children recovered from coronavirus shouldn't lose Green Pass now. 'Reinfection rates 50% less than among adults.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2021 14:05
Number of serious COVID cases continues to fall

Number of serious COVID cases continues to fall

Coronavirus infection rate rises slightly after falling to lowest level since July. Number of seriously ill patients falls to 564.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2021 11:08
Woman, 55, is waiting days for ECMO machine

Woman, 55, is waiting days for ECMO machine

Hospital staff recommends woman be hooked up to ECMO machine - but none are available.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2021 09:17
36% of Israeli teachers don't have vaccine pass

36% of Israeli teachers don't have vaccine pass

75,000 teachers lack valid Green Pass after two million Israelis lose pass following expiration for second vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2021 08:46
Israel weighs plan to allow tourists back next month

Israel weighs plan to allow tourists back next month

Israel could reopen its doors to tourists from abroad as early as November 1st.David Rosenberg, 04/10/2021 07:56
Israel to begin enforcing Green Pass regulations on Thursday

Israel to begin enforcing Green Pass regulations on Thursday

Coronavirus Cabinet rejects plan to end Green Pass at some venues, votes to implement enforcement starting this Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2021 22:29
Israeli Study: 2nd vaccine dose needed for some COVID patients

Israeli Study: 2nd vaccine dose needed for some COVID patients

New study shows people who were infected with COVID immediately after getting first vaccine have weaker immune response than other patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2021 15:55
YouTube blocks Russian channels for violation of COVID protocol

YouTube blocks Russian channels for violation of COVID protocol

In return, Russia threatened to block YouTube in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2021 13:28
2 million Israelis lose Green Pass today

2 million Israelis lose Green Pass today

Under new system, Green Passes to be valid for 6 months after last COVID vaccination dose.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2021 07:45
Israel's new Green Pass rules go into effect

Israel's new Green Pass rules go into effect

New rules will allow normal routine and keep economy and schools open, Health Ministry says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2021 00:02
Less than 600 coronavirus patients in serious condition

Less than 600 coronavirus patients in serious condition

Nearly 100 people died of coronavirus this week, Health Ministry says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2021 22:39
Bennett promises: 'We'll end the mass quarantines'

Bennett promises: 'We'll end the mass quarantines'

PM Bennett: 'We intend to end the mass quarantines, and move to a model of extensive testing and quarantine only for confirmed cases.'Hezki Baruch, 02/10/2021 21:24
Over 5 million have died of coronavirus across the globe

Over 5 million have died of coronavirus across the globe

More than half of all deaths over a seven-day average occurred in five countries, analysis shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2021 19:35
California to require COVID-19 vaccinations for K-12 students

California to require COVID-19 vaccinations for K-12 students

The state will be the first in America to require that all students be vaccinated before attending class.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 01/10/2021 23:52
FDA panel to review COVID vaccines for children

FDA panel to review COVID vaccines for children

FDA panel to discuss booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines and clearing Pfizer's vaccine for use in children.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/10/2021 22:29
New testing outline will eliminate quarantine for non-verified students

New testing outline will eliminate quarantine for non-verified students

Third antigen test operation will eliminate quarantine for students in the education system who have not tested positive for COVID-19.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 01/10/2021 21:13
Merck Covid-19 pill may cut death risk in half

Merck Covid-19 pill may cut death risk in half

If approved for emergency use, pill would become the first widely available oral medication to treat Covid-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2021 17:37
US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh tests positive for Covid-19

US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh tests positive for Covid-19

Kavanaugh, who is fully vaccinated, tested positive on Thursday night and has no symptoms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2021 17:03
Haim Ramon: 'The blood of those who died of coronavirus is on Bennett's hands'

Haim Ramon: 'The blood of those who died of coronavirus is on Bennett's hands'

Former Labor minister calls on PM Naftali Bennett to resign his position: 'If he caused the deaths of hundreds, he should draw conclusions.'103FM, 01/10/2021 15:35
Australia to allow citizens to travel starting from November

Australia to allow citizens to travel starting from November

Australia preparing to allow citizens & permanent residents to travel freely, updating quarantine requirements, Australian PM Morrison says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2021 14:40
Prof. Nachman Ash: 'We're taking far-reaching steps'

Prof. Nachman Ash: 'We're taking far-reaching steps'

'We're on our way out of this wave, we're on a good downward trend,' says Prof. Nachman Ash, Health Min. Director General.103FM, 01/10/2021 13:23
Health Ministry: 4,313 new coronavirus cases, drop in number of serious cases

Health Ministry: 4,313 new coronavirus cases, drop in number of serious cases

'No doubt booster dose confers exceptional protection against serious illness,' says Prof. Halevy, Co-Director General of Shaare Zedek.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2021 11:37
Alaskan mayor defends demonstrators' use of yellow star

Alaskan mayor defends demonstrators' use of yellow star

Anchorage mayor defends anti-maskers who wore yellow Stars of David in protest.Ben Sales, JTA, 01/10/2021 10:14
Fauci: Data will show that Israel is doing the right thing

Fauci: Data will show that Israel is doing the right thing

US chief medical adviser says he believes the US will eventually adopt Israel’s move to offer booster shots.Ben Ariel, 01/10/2021 05:42
'Haredi ninja' dies after contracting COVID

'Haredi ninja' dies after contracting COVID

Rabbi Shai Emanu, a Breslov hasid known as a martial arts master, passes away at the age of 40 after contracting COVID.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 22:28
Israeli Health Ministry: Fewer side effects from 3rd dose

Israeli Health Ministry: Fewer side effects from 3rd dose

19 cases of serious side effects from COVID booster shot reported, Ministry of Health says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 22:12
2 kids hospitalized for COVID, rare COVID-linked syndrome

2 kids hospitalized for COVID, rare COVID-linked syndrome

15-year-old suffering from multi-system inflammatory syndrome after recovering from COVID.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 19:54
Despite promises, additional staff for overburdened hospitals not approved

Despite promises, additional staff for overburdened hospitals not approved

Hospital administrators claim Finance Ministry set unrealistic standards to avoid approving promised additional staff/Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 15:53
Coronavirus czar: 'Rise in infections expected in October'

Coronavirus czar: 'Rise in infections expected in October'

'You don't need to be a big expert - with the return to schools, we'll see a rise in coronavirus infections,' Prof. Salman Zarka says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 13:13
Nearly 100,000 schoolchildren in quarantine as studies resume

Nearly 100,000 schoolchildren in quarantine as studies resume

As school year resumes following holidays, over 3,000 staff and nearly 100,000 students remain at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 12:35
Prof. Nachman Ash: 'We won't vaccinate children prior to FDA approval'

Prof. Nachman Ash: 'We won't vaccinate children prior to FDA approval'

'We won't vaccinate children before FDA approves it - and even then it's not automatic,' Health Min. Director General Prof. Ash says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 11:20
MK Yakov Asher: 'PM Bennett is spraying sand in the eyes of the public and the world'

MK Yakov Asher: 'PM Bennett is spraying sand in the eyes of the public and the world'

PM Naftali Bennett praised his 'achievements' in the war against coronavirus. MK Yakov Asher: 'You can't lie to everyone.'Hezki Baruch, 29/09/2021 15:26
Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis: 'It's not the government's decision to decide who is vaccinated'

Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis: 'It's not the government's decision to decide who is vaccinated'

Head of Israel's Public Health Services: Data, not gov't, decides whether Green Pass is needed. 'Purpose is to reduce infections.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/09/2021 15:03
PM Bennett urges: Focus on vaccinating Arab sector

PM Bennett urges: Focus on vaccinating Arab sector

Vaccination campaign key to keeping Israel open, PM Bennett says, urging emphasis on Arab sector.Orly Harari, 29/09/2021 13:56
COVID-19: Unvaccinated 22-year-old hooked up to ECMO machine

COVID-19: Unvaccinated 22-year-old hooked up to ECMO machine

Coronavirus patient, 22 years old, is hooked up to Ichilov Hospital's sixth ECMO machine. The hospital has requested additional ECMOs.Orly Harari, 29/09/2021 13:10
COVID infection rate falls to lowest level in nearly two months

COVID infection rate falls to lowest level in nearly two months

Just 2,386 new coronavirus cases reported as infection rate continues to decline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/09/2021 12:55
Watch: Norway drops all COVID-19 restrictions

Watch: Norway drops all COVID-19 restrictions

Could other nations follow in its path?Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2021 22:46
Police officers resigning in droves over vaccine mandate

Police officers resigning in droves over vaccine mandate

Police allege they have not been provided 'reasonable alternatives' to masks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2021 22:11
Watch: NYC fires unvaccinated medical workers, shortages follow

Watch: NYC fires unvaccinated medical workers, shortages follow

NY hospitals began firing or suspending healthcare employees for defying state orders to receive the vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2021 20:42
State Department spokesman tests positive for COVID-19

State Department spokesman tests positive for COVID-19

State Department spokesman Ned Price tests positive for COVID-19, will quarantine for 10 days.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 28/09/2021 00:09
Watch: Biden receives COVID-19 booster shot

Watch: Biden receives COVID-19 booster shot

President Biden receives COVID-19 booster shot: This is a pandemic of the unvaccinated.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 27/09/2021 21:10
Jordan's Crown Prince tests positive for COVID-19

Jordan's Crown Prince tests positive for COVID-19

The 27-year-old prince’s parents have tested negative and will quarantine at home for five days.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/09/2021 19:27
In first, Kfar Chabad to hold traditional dancing outdoors, in the open air

In first, Kfar Chabad to hold traditional dancing outdoors, in the open air

Due to coronavirus restrictions and police instructions, Kfar Chabad's traditional 'hakafot shniyot' celebrations will be held outdoors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2021 15:39
Long lines expected at coronavirus testing centers across Israel

Long lines expected at coronavirus testing centers across Israel

Death toll rises to 7,684, while sources in healthcare system warn recent downward trend in coronavirus infections likely to reverse itself.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2021 12:39
COVID Cabinet to meet as Health Ministry pushes new restrictions

COVID Cabinet to meet as Health Ministry pushes new restrictions

Prime Minister Bennett opposes sweeping restrictions on public gatherings ahead of first planned COVID Cabinet meeting in a month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2021 12:15
Man suspected of murder dies of coronavirus

Man suspected of murder dies of coronavirus

'Event will be investigated according to protocol, his family has been notified,' Israel Prisons Service says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2021 11:47
Israel receives first shipment of AstraZeneca vaccines

Israel receives first shipment of AstraZeneca vaccines

Those sensitive to ingredients in Pfizer, Moderna, vaccines will be able to receive the AstraZeneca.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2021 10:21
Pfizer to move forward with vaccines for children 'pretty soon'

Pfizer to move forward with vaccines for children 'pretty soon'

Pfizer CEO says his company will begin moving forward with efforts to get children eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in a matter of days.Elad Benari, 27/09/2021 05:44
Relief for children who had COVID-19 in the past six months

Relief for children who had COVID-19 in the past six months

Children who have recovered from COVID-19 in the past six months will not be required to undergo antigen test before returning to school.Ben Ariel, 27/09/2021 01:00
Middle school goes virtual after COVID outbreak at bar mitzvah of Chris Christie’s nephew

Middle school goes virtual after COVID outbreak at bar mitzvah of Chris Christie’s nephew

Middle school in New Jersey goes virtual after coronavirus outbreak reported at bar mitzvah of former Governor Chris Christie's nephew.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 26/09/2021 17:17
Who will green pass apply to?

Who will green pass apply to?

People who recovered from COVID to be required to vaccinate after 6 months in order to keep green pass eligibility.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2021 11:22
Federal court blocks vaccine mandate for NYC schools

Federal court blocks vaccine mandate for NYC schools

A U.S. court blocked a NYC ruling requiring teachers and staff to be vaccinated with at least the 1st dose of the COVID vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2021 11:19
Study: Flu shot helps against COVID

Study: Flu shot helps against COVID

New study finds patients who received flu vaccine 40% less likely to be hospitalized after contracting COVID.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2021 08:51
Bennett tells Health Ministry: No more restrictions, find solutions

Bennett tells Health Ministry: No more restrictions, find solutions

PM Naftali Bennett claims 'no connection' between gatherings at performances or basketball games and infections among the unvaccinated.Ido Ben Porat, 25/09/2021 23:31
Percent of positive coronavirus tests drops to 4.30%

Percent of positive coronavirus tests drops to 4.30%

Less than 5,000 new COVID-19 cases diagnosed as number of intubated patients tops 220. Vast majority of serious cases are in unvaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/09/2021 21:22
CDC Director overrules panel regarding booster shots

CDC Director overrules panel regarding booster shots

In rare move, CDC Director rules that people at risk of COVID-19 infection because of their jobs should also be eligible for a booster.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 24/09/2021 23:21
Two mothers who gave birth hospitalized in critical condition with COVID-19

Two mothers who gave birth hospitalized in critical condition with COVID-19

50 COVID-19 carriers hospitalized at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem, including two 40-year-olds connected to an ECMO machine.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 24/09/2021 20:52