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Health Ministry: The epidemic is fading away

Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis says Health Ministry is considering removing requirement to wear masks outdoors in response to lower morbidity.

Health Ministry: The epidemic is fading away

'We're not quite ready to cancel the mask requirement'

Director general of the Ministry of Health: We're not beyond the coronavirus pandemic yet. We still need to be careful.

'We're not quite ready to cancel the mask requirement'

Health Ministry: We need millions more coronavirus vaccines

Health Ministry warns Israel needs millions more doses of coronavirus vaccines, contradicting claims of plenty.

Health Ministry: We need millions more vaccines

After 1 month: Health Min. 'needs more time to check' vax deaths

Nakim Organization founder: "Maybe someone here can help them count? Apparently there are too many dead and they need help?"

After 1 month: Health Min. 'needs more time to check' vax deaths

Electronic tracking of coronavirus carriers to end soon?

Health Ministry announces cessation of electronic tracking for confirmed coronavirus cases, report says.

Electronic tracking to end soon?

Health Ministry employee helped forge 'Green Passports'

Health Min. employee helped members of Telegram group acquire forged 'Green Passports,' report says.

Health Ministry employee helped forge 'Green Passports'

Green Passports for the unvaccinated using rapid COVID tests

Health Ministry reportedly planning to launch program next week allowing the unvaccinated and children entry to all 'green tag' locations.

Green Passports for the unvaccinated using rapid COVID tests

Former COVID-19 patients can get vaccinated with one dose

The health ministry has found an alternative to discarding unused COVID-19 vaccines.

Former COVID-19 patients can get vaccinated with one dose

Health Ministry may share information on unvaccinated Israelis with local authorities

Bill allowing Health Ministry to share information on those unvaccinated against coronavirus passes second and third Knesset readings.

Health Ministry may share information on unvaccinated Israelis

Health Ministry: Coronavirus vaccine significantly reduces morbidity

New Health Ministry report shows Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is 98.9% effective at preventing coronavirus-related hospitalizations.

Health Min.: Coronavirus vaccine significantly reduces morbidity

Health Ministry study: Pfizer vaccine reduces serious cases, mortality by 90%

Senior Health Ministry officials work with Pfizer on study which shows high vaccine effectiveness in reducing overall infection.

Health Ministry study: Pfizer vaccine reduces mortality by 90%

Hackers impersonate Health Ministry officials to steal IDs, credit cards

Large-scale phishing attack takes advantage of COVID crisis to steal victims ID numbers to use their credit cards online.

Hackers impersonate Health Ministry officials to steal IDs

'Health Ministry data were intended to cause fear, not presented in true perspective'

Hebrew University Dept of Family Medicine Chairman Prof Amnon Lahad: 'I believe most of them died not from COVID-19, but with COVID-19.'

'Health Ministry data were intended to cause fear'

9 children died, 1,787 hospitalized since COVID outbreak

Since the outbreak began, 1,787 0-to-18-year-olds who contracted virus have been hospitalized, 100 in serious or critical condition, 9 died.

9 children died, 1,787 hospitalized since COVID outbreak

10 cases of multisystem inflammation after COVID-19 vaccine

Health Ministry to hospitals: Report to us cases of inpatients with multisystem inflammation or myocarditis occurring after vaccine.

10 cases of multisystem inflammation after COVID-19 vaccine

Health Min. demands obligatory vaccination for teaching, medical, public transport workers

Ministry reportedly proposes compensating local authorities according to level of vaccination, medical teams for encouraging vaccination.

Health Ministry demands obligatory vaccination for some workers

Health Ministry's Haredi Headquarters: 'We can only succeed together'

Health Ministry campaign targets haredi community, urging precautions alongside protective vaccination.

'We can only succeed together'

Netanyahu angry: 'They're not broadcasting life-saving messages'

Netanyahu attacks Channels 12 and 13 decision not to broadcast his COVID briefing tonight, asks public to view it.

Netanyahu angry: 'They're not broadcasting life-saving messages'

Health Ministry again lets elderly morbidity tracker lapse after four abridged reports

Health Ministry COVID morbidity/mortality tracker with statistics from nursing homes again lapses after resuming reports for only four days.

Health Ministry again lets elderly morbidity tracker lapse

Health Ministry seeks to extend lockdown by a week

Health system leaders meet PM, recommend very gradual exit from current lockdown or extension of lockdown to prevent increase in cases.

Health Ministry seeks to extend lockdown by a week

New ad for Haredi sector 'names' coronavirus victims

Health Ministry spearheads new campaign to raise awareness of coronavirus risks among haredi sector.

New ad for Haredi sector 'names' coronavirus victims

Health Ministry: 'It's not an experiment'

'It's an aggregate information-sharing agreement with Pfizer,' Health Ministry responds to Helsinki Committee report.

Health Ministry: 'It's not an experiment'

8.6% test positive, 272 die since beginning of week

Health Ministry says about 8,013 test positive yesterday with rate at 8.6%.

8.6% test positive, 272 die since beginning of week

4 cases of South African variant detected in Israel

Health Ministry says a total of 12 cases have been identified so far in Israel from the South African variant.

4 cases of South African variant detected in Israel

New COVID mutation identified from Brazil

Health Ministry seeks to have people returning from Brazil enter hotel isolation upon discovery of a new, highly contagious variation.

New COVID mutation identified from Brazil

Returnees from South Africa required to go into isolation in hotels

No cases of South African COVID-19 variant detected in Israel to date. Samples of five people who returned from South Africa being tested.

Returnees from South Africa required to go into hotel isolation

Edelstein stops allocation of vaccines to Ichilov Hospital

Move comes after the hospital vaccinated teachers in violation of guidelines. The hospital explains: We had leftover doses.

Edelstein stops allocation of vaccines to Ichilov Hospital

Top Health Ministry official: The vaccination operation is amazing

Head of Health Ministry's public health services division, to Arutz Sheva: Going into lockdown now will put us in a better place later.

'The vaccination operation is amazing'player

Health Min. Director: 30 people die each day from COVID

Prof. Hezi Levy says general population may be able to begin receiving vaccines in February.

Health Min. Director: 30 people die each day from COVID

Doctor responds to Likud seat being saved for former Health Ministry Director

Internal medicine and gastroenterology specialist condemns policy represented by Bar Simantov: 'A man is known by the company he keeps.'

Doctor responds to Likud seat for fmr Health Ministry Director

Liberman: I will demand the Finance Ministry

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says his party will demand the Finance, Health and Internal Security Ministries in the next government.

Liberman: I will demand the Finance Ministry

'We fell into the Twilight Zone of COVID'

Association of Public Health Physicians Chairman thinks current closure was unnecessary.

'We fell into the Twilight Zone of COVID'

Head of epidemiology in Health Ministry resigns, citing Home Front Command's incompetence

"Army officers suddenly became undisputed experts in epidemiological research despite lacking any training," top health official explained.

Epidemiology head resigns: 'Thousands quarantined unnecessarily'

Government plans to tackle issue of 20% willingness to vaccinate

Arutz Sheva asks Health Ministry Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Advisory Committee member to clarify strategy to improve willingness to vaccinate

Government plans to tackle issue of 20% willingness to vaccinate

Health Ministry defines all countries as 'red'

The move means Israelis returning from any country in the world will be forced into isolation for 10 days.

Health Ministry defines all countries as 'red'

'Either there's no plague, or they tested the wrong population'

Former Health Ministry Director: 'No convincing evidence mortality dropped for simple reason no one died from COVID-19 in entire sample.'

'Either there's no plague, or they tested the wrong population'

It's back to lockdown... 2,862 new COVID diagnoses

All retail to shut, schools to remain open in green & yellow areas.

It's back to lockdown... 2,862 new COVID diagnoses

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: 'We're going to shut stores again'

"Effects of vaccination program won't be felt till March. We're just a week away from harsher restrictions."

Health Minister: 'We're going to shut stores again'

COVID Czar: We need to persuade people this vaccine is safe

Prof. Ash insists side-effects are minimal, normal life will only resume if enough people get the shot.

COVID Czar: We need to persuade people this vaccine is safe

Health ministry officials meet with haredi rabbinical judges to push coronavirus vaccine

"We're not opposed to COVID vaccine in principle," says Court head, "but it's premature to sanction it."

Health officials meet haredi rabbinical judges to push vaccineplayer