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Israel throws out 1.5 million flu vaccines due to lack of demand

Israel throws out 1.5 million flu vaccines due to lack of demand

Four million doses of vaccine, 1.5 million of them tossed - and not a single instance of flu identified in labs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2021 08:47
Winter 2021: Flu not yet identified in Israel

Winter 2021: Flu not yet identified in Israel

Estimates attribute low morbidity from respiratory infections to decreased international travel, mask-wearing and social distancing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/01/2021 10:23
Trump: '37,000 Americans died of flu, nothing shut down'

Trump: '37,000 Americans died of flu, nothing shut down'

US President: Tens of thousands of Americans die of flu each year and 'nothing shut down'. COVID-19 less deadly: '22 deaths, think about it'Mordechai Sones, 09/03/2020 22:55
Health Ministry: Number of flu cases drops significantly

Health Ministry: Number of flu cases drops significantly

New Health Ministry report shows number of new flu cases has dropped, but hospital wards are still overfull.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/02/2020 11:33
Healthy 40-year-old woman dies of flu complications in Haifa

Healthy 40-year-old woman dies of flu complications in Haifa

Woman with no preexisting conditions dies of flu complications, bringing total number of flu-related deaths to 40.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2020 23:57
'Are vaccines dangerous? The flu is much more so'

'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, 15/01/2020 08:24
Man and pregnant woman unconscious and in serious condition due to flu complications

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, 07/01/2020 16:09
Woman, 54, dies after suffering complications of influenza

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, 07/01/2020 09:21
40-year-old dies of the flu in central Israel

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, 02/01/2020 15:32
Israeli singer cancels show due to swine flu

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, 28/12/2019 20:13
Shaarei Zedek: 19-year-old dies of 'probable flu complication'

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, 24/12/2019 16:06
Entire family hospitalized after contracting the flu

Entire family hospitalized after contracting the flu

Family of three placed in separate hospitals after contracting influenza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2019 09:28
Flu alert: 'Israel is in for a tough winter'

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, 12/08/2019 15:00
Rabbi’s death from flu in Uman has community in panic

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, 30/12/2018 22:44
Rivlin to receive antibiotic treatment

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, 30/08/2018 03:43
15-year-old girl dies from flu

15-year-old girl dies from flu

Eilat teenager dies suddenly after contracting flu virus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/12/2017 09:23
7-year old girl dies from flu

7-year old girl dies from flu

Resident of Elad passes away one week after collapsing.David Rosenberg, 01/12/2016 21:12
New Israeli vaccine protects against the flu

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, 04/08/2016 12:50
Rabbi Kanievsky admitted to hospital with the flu

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, 10/01/2016 08:33
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, 25/12/2015 10:06
Flu Pandemic 'Violent, But Not Deadlier'

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, 28/02/2014 09:04
Hospitals Report Beds Filled with Flu Patients

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, 28/01/2013 15:10
Hospitals, MDA Overloaded

Hospitals, MDA Overloaded

Flu and other winter ailments causing overload. MDA places more ambulances on call.Gil Ronen, 27/01/2013 20:42
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, 07/11/2012 14:39
CDC Report: Swine Flu is Back

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, 25/12/2011 13:14
Health Min: After the Holidays, Get a Flu Shot

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, 14/09/2011 13:24
Expert: Get Your Flu Shot Now!

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, 09/01/2011 09:00
Physicists’ War against the Flu

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, 03/01/2011 15:47
Why Don't People Get Flu Shots?

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, 29/11/2010 22:11
Swine Flu Strikes PA

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, 11/06/2009 13:25
Egypt Uses Israeli Flu Strategy

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, 10/06/2009 23:56