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Moshe Bar Siman Tov: 'Coronavirus has put us through humility school'

Moshe Bar Siman Tov: 'Coronavirus has put us through humility school'

'Chance that Israel will need lockdown is significantly reduced, but it's impossible to know,' Moshe Bar Siman Tov says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/03/2021 09:34
What Israel has learned from its battle with COVID-19

What Israel has learned from its battle with COVID-19

Two former Israeli officials, Moshe Bar Siman Tov and Karnit Flug, speak about how Israel has managed the coronavirus crisis.JTA Staff, 08/03/2021 10:12
Doctor responds to Likud seat being saved for former Health Ministry Director

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.'Mordechai Sones, 31/12/2020 12:30
Moshe Bar Simantov: Even after vaccine, there'll be restrictions

Moshe Bar Simantov: Even after vaccine, there'll be restrictions

'We're already beginning to see end of epidemic, I'd like to congratulate UK on start of vaccination process,' said former HM Director.Mordechai Sones, 08/12/2020 22:55
Former Health Ministry director Bar Siman Tov: No COVID vaccine this winter

Former Health Ministry director Bar Siman Tov: No COVID vaccine this winter

Bar Siman Tov says country is already preparing for regular winter diseases plus coronavirus.Y Rabinovitz, 11/11/2020 09:13
Former Health Ministry director-general Moshe Bar Siman Tov admits to his errors

Former Health Ministry director-general Moshe Bar Siman Tov admits to his errors

"People are fed up with hearing about coronavirus, fed up with the restrictions, but there's no choice, because it's going to get worse."Y Rabinovitz, 06/09/2020 21:58
'I'm afraid we'll see a mass of critically ill patients in a month'

'I'm afraid we'll see a mass of critically ill patients in a month'

Health Minister director-general warns of severe consequences if health guidelines are ignored.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2020 22:33
Health Minister slams 'serious, unforgivable violation of public trust'

Health Minister slams 'serious, unforgivable violation of public trust'

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein instructs deputy minister to investigate following reports official allowed billionaire to skip quarantine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2020 22:57
Top Health Ministry official warns: 'Israel's COVID-19 outbreak is of unknown proportions'

Top Health Ministry official warns: 'Israel's COVID-19 outbreak is of unknown proportions'

Health Min. Director-General Moshe Bar Siman Tov says spike is real, but Israel can avoid 'second wave' if appropriate actions are taken.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2020 23:38
Moshe Bar Siman Tov: 'I respect Litzman, we're continuing to prepare'

Moshe Bar Siman Tov: 'I respect Litzman, we're continuing to prepare'

Responding to former Health Minister's claims, Health Min. Director-General Bar Siman Tov says 'greatest danger' is complacence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2020 12:19
Litzman: There was an overreaction on coronavirus

Litzman: There was an overreaction on coronavirus

Outgoing Health Minister: I shouted during the government meeting when the Director-General said there could be 10,000 coronavirus deaths.Ben Ariel, 18/05/2020 02:13
Health Ministry Director-General Moshe Bar Siman Tov makes surprise inspection

Health Ministry Director-General Moshe Bar Siman Tov makes surprise inspection

Bar Siman Tov took advantage of a family outing to see what a hotel's return to normal under coronavirus conditions really looked like.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2020 00:04
Health Ministry Director Moshe bar Siman Tov resigns from position

Health Ministry Director Moshe bar Siman Tov resigns from position

Health Ministry Director to end role: 'I'm proud of my years as Director and especially in dealing with coronavirus crisis.'Mordechai Sones, 12/05/2020 16:36
'All the models showed tens of thousands of deaths' says Moshe Bar Siman Tov

'All the models showed tens of thousands of deaths' says Moshe Bar Siman Tov

'Our main concern was that people wouldn't adhere to the guidelines,' says Health Ministry Director-General Bar Siman Tov.Arutz Sheva staff, 08/05/2020 12:00
Coronavirus: Does Israel have 'herd immunity' - or is a 2nd wave inevitable?

Coronavirus: Does Israel have 'herd immunity' - or is a 2nd wave inevitable?

Israel to collect 100,000 blood samples to see if Israelis have developed 'herd immunity', making second wave of coronavirus unlikely.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2020 09:32
Harsh criticism of Health Ministry

Harsh criticism of Health Ministry

Other ministers slam Health Ministry for calling for coronavirus restrictions not to be lifted so quickly. 'The economy is dying.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2020 15:53
Health Ministry: Opening IKEA a mistake

Health Ministry: Opening IKEA a mistake

Health Ministry Director General Moshe Bar Siman Tov responds to criticism of his handling of coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2020 10:12
Health Ministry official: 'The danger hasn't passed, don't become complacent'

Health Ministry official: 'The danger hasn't passed, don't become complacent'

Health Min. Director-General warns: 'Look around, other places have huge numbers dying.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2020 23:12
Cabinet to discuss additional relief for businesses

Cabinet to discuss additional relief for businesses

Cabinet to discuss opening more businesses amid concerns in the Health Ministry of another round of coronavirus infection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2020 04:44
Health Ministry: Too early to discuss reopening schools

Health Ministry: Too early to discuss reopening schools

PM to decide on 'exit strategy' from coronavirus crisis and restrictions after Passover holiday,Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2020 21:03
When will the restrictions be lifted? Top health official explains

When will the restrictions be lifted? Top health official explains

Ministry of Health Director General explains the conditions which will have to be met in order for the coronavirus restrictions to be eased.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2020 05:41
Health Ministry Director Moshe Bar Simantov enters isolation in dedicated facility

Health Ministry Director Moshe Bar Simantov enters isolation in dedicated facility

'We prepared for such possibility and were ready accordingly; I'll continue to work with my digital management team,' noted Bar Simantov.Mordechai Sones, 02/04/2020 09:53
Health Ministry: We will return to completely different routine

Health Ministry: We will return to completely different routine

NSC, Health Ministry directors brief Cabinet ministers on efforts to combat coronavirus, preparations for the day after.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2020 22:25
Moshe Bar Siman Tov: 'Concerned Passover will lead to increase in coronavirus cases'

Moshe Bar Siman Tov: 'Concerned Passover will lead to increase in coronavirus cases'

Health Min. Director-General says Israel is 'paying the price of Purim's events,' may see 'high number' of Passover infections.Yoni Kempinski, 31/03/2020 12:30