63 people who received second vaccine dose contracted COVID-19

63 people who received second vaccine dose contracted COVID-19

Ministry of Health reports that a very small percentage of vaccine recipients contracted coronavirus after being vaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2021, 1:03 AM
Teens aged 16-18 to be vaccinated for coronavirus

Teens aged 16-18 to be vaccinated for coronavirus

Health Ministry Director General adopts recommendation of Vaccination Prioritization Committee regarding vaccines for teens.Ido Ben Porat, 1/22/2021, 12:13 AM
Vaccination campaign could soon include teens 16-18

Vaccination campaign could soon include teens 16-18

Allowing teens to get vaccinated against COVID could help them take the mid-year matriculation exams.Shlomo Witty, 1/21/2021, 8:37 PM
Ministry of Health to recommend extension of lockdown

Ministry of Health to recommend extension of lockdown

Government expected to convene this coming Wednesday and discuss the possibility of extending the lockdown.Chaim Lev, 1/17/2021, 1:51 AM
Ministry of Health worker arrested for putting ex-wife on quarantine 4 times

Ministry of Health worker arrested for putting ex-wife on quarantine 4 times

A worker at a Health Ministry call center listed his ex-wife as needing quarantine on four separate occasions.Shlomo Witty, 1/14/2021, 4:26 PM
Health Ministry: COVID-19 mutation gaining steam

Health Ministry: COVID-19 mutation gaining steam

Seven new cases of the new mutation were discovered in Jerusalem, Bnei Brak, and Givat Ze'ev, 300 specimens sent for sequencingShlomo Witty, 1/3/2021, 9:33 PM
Israeli technology to allow nationwide vaccine distribution

Israeli technology to allow nationwide vaccine distribution

Min of Health described how vaccine is repackaged and stored in temps of -2 degrees Celsius for access at any point in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2020, 10:20 PM
New initiative: Testing or isolation

New initiative: Testing or isolation

New Ministry of Health initiative will see residents of red cities being ordered into isolation if they do not undergo a COVID-19 test.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2020, 12:08 AM
Ministry of Health: We will oppose all the relief measures

Ministry of Health: We will oppose all the relief measures

Senior Ministry of Health officials decide that the coronavirus situation necessitates postponing planned relief for at least another week.Talia Eitan, 11/15/2020, 3:23 AM
Ministry of Health: China a green country, Denmark a red country

Ministry of Health: China a green country, Denmark a red country

Ministry of Health updates list of countries from which Israelis will not be able to return without being required to go into isolation.Talia Eitan, 11/10/2020, 1:06 AM
Death toll from coronavirus in Israel rises to 1,441

Death toll from coronavirus in Israel rises to 1,441

Ministry of Health says that the number of cases in serious condition has risen to 728 and that the death toll has reached 1,441.Benny Moshe, 9/27/2020, 4:25 AM
414 coronavirus carriers in serious condition, 116 on respirators

414 coronavirus carriers in serious condition, 116 on respirators

12 patients have died from the virus since midnight, bringing the total to 957.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2020, 11:44 PM
Internal Security Minister: 'Surveillance necessary to curb epidemic'

Internal Security Minister: 'Surveillance necessary to curb epidemic'

Interviewed on 103 FM, Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan quells anxiety re: surveillance program: "The data will be destroyed."Arutz Sheva staff, 3/19/2020, 1:03 PM
New mother exposes maternity ward and nursery to measles

New mother exposes maternity ward and nursery to measles

Unvaccinated mother contracts measles, exposes hospital nursery.Chana Roberts, 4/1/2019, 7:39 AM
Measles outbreak: We are in a state of emergency

Measles outbreak: We are in a state of emergency

Member of Knesset, Yoel Hasson, responds to the pushing off of the Immunization Law: "we must do everything to prevent an epidemic"Hezki Baruch, 11/5/2018, 7:53 PM
Newborn brought to the hospital, was already gone

Newborn brought to the hospital, was already gone

Staff at Hadassah Hospital warn against home-style births without medical supervision, consider whether tragedy could have been averted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2016, 9:15 PM
Bad Booze: Health Ministry issues warning

Bad Booze: Health Ministry issues warning

Israeli officials discover alcoholic beverages containing dangerous ingredients that can cause seizures, nausea and vomiting.Shoshana Miskin, 4/10/2016, 5:59 PM
'New mothers want rest, not Arab feasts'

'New mothers want rest, not Arab feasts'

Report finds that maternity wards separate between Jewish, Arab patients. MK Tibi: 'We must not give in to such racist attitudes.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 9:48 AM
Coming soon: Physician Assistants

Coming soon: Physician Assistants

Israel's medical system to branch out beyond doctors and nurses in response to emergency room overcrowding.Tova Dvorin, 12/20/2015, 9:45 PM
Have You Seen This Dog? If So, See Doctors ASAP

Have You Seen This Dog? If So, See Doctors ASAP

Ministry of Health urges Israelis who visited Meron this month who came in contact with this dog to be checked for rabies immediately.Benny Toker, 5/22/2015, 1:26 PM
Study: More Israelis Turning to Private Healthcare

Study: More Israelis Turning to Private Healthcare

Elective surgeries rose dramatically since 2007 at private hospitals, Ministry of Health reveals.Tova Dvorin, 5/17/2015, 7:57 AM
Israeli Medical Students: Keep Us in Israel

Israeli Medical Students: Keep Us in Israel

300 students pen letter to PM, Deputy Health Minister demanding government assistance to keep them studying in their home country.Tova Dvorin, 2/1/2015, 9:05 AM
Sharp Decline in Number of Israeli Hospital Beds

Sharp Decline in Number of Israeli Hospital Beds

11% fewer beds per population since 2009, Ministry of Health says - despite government effort to add more nationwide.Tova Dvorin, 10/28/2014, 8:42 AM
Jerusalem Has Lowest Cancer Rates in Israel

Jerusalem Has Lowest Cancer Rates in Israel

Jerusalemites' cancer morbidity 17% lower than national average; Judea-Samaria also among the healthiest places to live in Israel.Tova Dvorin, 10/20/2014, 6:01 PM
'Deficit is Endangering Patient Health'

'Deficit is Endangering Patient Health'

In a sharply-worded letter, the Israeli Medical Association calls on Lapid to immediately allocate 600 million NIS to government hospitals.Cynthia Blank, 10/8/2014, 4:28 PM
Cases of West Nile Virus Diagnosed in Israel

Cases of West Nile Virus Diagnosed in Israel

Health Ministry releases figures on potentially dangerous virus; three diagnosed cases reported in July.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 8/10/2014, 12:44 PM
Drinking Water Scare in Jerusalem

Drinking Water Scare in Jerusalem

150,000 Jerusalem residents in nine neighborhoods warned not to use tap water for drinking, dishes, or other use until further notice.Tova Dvorin, 4/30/2014, 7:54 PM
MDA, Hatzalah to Make Peace, Cooperate

MDA, Hatzalah to Make Peace, Cooperate

Ministry of Health decides to unite competing medic services, to reduce strife between the two groups.Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2014, 9:23 AM
Knesset Committee: Mandatory AIDS Testing By 2015

Knesset Committee: Mandatory AIDS Testing By 2015

Israel AIDS Task Force tests all Knesset MKs in push to mandate HIV screeningsTova Dvorin, 11/25/2013, 10:18 PM
Sandbox Spreads Disease in Jerusalem Preschool

Sandbox Spreads Disease in Jerusalem Preschool

Parents of children enrolled in a preschool in Jerusalem's Pat neighborhood claim sandbox has not been cleaned for years.Tova Dvorin , 11/4/2013, 5:39 PM
Report: Polio Virus Discovered in Jerusalem

Report: Polio Virus Discovered in Jerusalem

Wild polio virus discovered Monday in waste water system in Israel's capital. Min. of Health urges citizens to get vaccinated.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/9/2013, 10:01 PM
Report: Fewer Dentists in Israel

Report: Fewer Dentists in Israel

Israel's Ministry of Health reports a decline in doctor-to-patient ratio in Israel.Elad Benari, 8/12/2010, 5:12 AM