Brazil's President Bolsonaro insists he won't get a COVID vaccine shot

Brazil's President Bolsonaro insists he won't get a COVID vaccine shot

Bolsonaro added that Brazilians won't be forced to be vaccinated.Y Rabinovitz, Friday, 12:00 PM
North Korean attempt to steal Covid-19 vaccine data foiled

North Korean attempt to steal Covid-19 vaccine data foiled

North Korean & Russian governments have allegedly made multiple attempts to hack into pharma companies' computers.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 11:19 AM
Developers of Russian vaccine to AstraZeneca: Let's combine vaccines

Developers of Russian vaccine to AstraZeneca: Let's combine vaccines

Developers of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine say AstraZeneca should try combining its experimental shot with the Russian one.Ben Ariel, Friday, 6:01 AM
AstraZeneca acknowledges key mistake in vaccine trial

AstraZeneca acknowledges key mistake in vaccine trial

Error clouds vaccine results in shot contracted for millions of doses to Israel.Mordechai Sones, Thursday, 2:54 PM
Netanyahu, Edelstein tour center for storing COVID vaccines

Netanyahu, Edelstein tour center for storing COVID vaccines

"We do not see the light at the end of the tunnel here; we already see a very large torch."Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 2:15 PM
'We won't force vaccine; but here's what we will do'

'We won't force vaccine; but here's what we will do'

Health Ministry Director claims vaccines won't be forced, but Dr. Eyal Zimlichman tells Knesset committee 'they'll understand themselves.'Mordechai Sones, Thursday, 12:28 PM
Health Ministry Director: 'We won't force people to take vaccine'

Health Ministry Director: 'We won't force people to take vaccine'

Health Ministry Director Hezy Levy to reporters: 'We won't force people to take a vaccine; Israeli law doesn't allow for it.'Mordechai Sones, Wednesday, 6:26 PM
At least 12,706 mutations of Covid-19 identified so far

At least 12,706 mutations of Covid-19 identified so far

Researchers claim study shows none of the mutations presents heightened risk of transmission.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 6:21 PM
Oxford's coronavirus vaccine found to be 'highly effective'

Oxford's coronavirus vaccine found to be 'highly effective'

Vaccine developed by Oxford University and slated for export to Israel found to be up to 90% effective.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 11:33 AM
Germany could start vaccinating population next month

Germany could start vaccinating population next month

German Health Minister says country could start administering shots of COVID-19 vaccines as soon as next month.Ben Ariel, Monday, 4:28 AM
Report: Pfizer vaccine could receive UK approval this week

Report: Pfizer vaccine could receive UK approval this week

British regulators about to start appraisal of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, decision could be made in less than a week.Ben Ariel, Monday, 12:08 AM
US will reach herd immunity by May, says top scientist

US will reach herd immunity by May, says top scientist

'A return to normal life.' 20 million doses of vaccine could be distributed each month from December, with US reaching herd immunity by MayDavid Rosenberg, 11/22/2020, 8:59 PM
Netanyahu: Everyone who wants coronavirus vaccine will get it

Netanyahu: Everyone who wants coronavirus vaccine will get it

Israel signs new deal to bring millions of doses of coronavirus vaccine. Three separate vaccines to be imported in near future.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2020, 4:57 PM
Tragedy in Betar: 8-month-old baby found dead

Tragedy in Betar: 8-month-old baby found dead

Toddler reportedly received routine vaccine and in recent days developed high fever; pronounced dead in hospital.Mordechai Sones, 11/22/2020, 1:30 PM
Will children be able to get vaccinated for COVID-19?

Will children be able to get vaccinated for COVID-19?

No COVID vaccine producer has conducted trials for children under age of 12, raising concerns whether vaccine will be approved for children.Gary Willig, 11/22/2020, 11:56 AM
Israel to pay more than US, EU for COVID-19 vaccines

Israel to pay more than US, EU for COVID-19 vaccines

Pfizer to charge Israel 40% more for coronavirus vaccine than it is charging the US and EU.Gary Willig, 11/22/2020, 9:36 AM
Palestinian Authority: Israel to give us millions of COVID-19 vaccines

Palestinian Authority: Israel to give us millions of COVID-19 vaccines

PA official says Ramallah will get a percentage of vaccines procured by Israel in any deal for coronavirus vaccines.Gary Willig, 11/22/2020, 8:14 AM
763 test COVID-19 positive yesterday, rate - 1.8%

763 test COVID-19 positive yesterday, rate - 1.8%

552 hospitalized, of whom 313 critical. 2,754 Israelis said to have died since outbreak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2020, 5:54 PM
Pfizer asks US for emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer asks US for emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer asks FDA to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/20/2020, 8:05 PM
Israel signs agreement to receive millions of vaccines from UK

Israel signs agreement to receive millions of vaccines from UK

Ministry of Heatlh signs a memo of understanding with British company AstraZeneca and Oxford UniversityArutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2020, 4:09 PM
Dr. Nicole Saphier: 'I don't think the virus has a curfew'

Dr. Nicole Saphier: 'I don't think the virus has a curfew'

Physician and Fox News contributor talks to Daily Caller about Gov. Andrew Cuomo 'flip-flopping' on COVID-19 vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2020, 2:21 PM
Netanyahu: This is the beginning of the end of the coronavirus

Netanyahu: This is the beginning of the end of the coronavirus

PM delivers optimistic message to the nation following deals to secure millions of doses of vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2020, 8:10 PM
'Israel has no vaccine strategy and will see shortages as a result'

'Israel has no vaccine strategy and will see shortages as a result'

Meirav Arlosoroff, senior columnist at The Marker, tells Arutz Sheva Israel made too few deals with companies for vaccines.Yoni Kempinski, 11/18/2020, 4:48 PM
Pfizer: Coronavirus vaccine effectiveness estimate raised to 95%

Pfizer: Coronavirus vaccine effectiveness estimate raised to 95%

After competing vaccine from Moderna estimated to be 94.5% effective, Pfizer updates its own estimate to 95%.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2020, 2:34 PM
Poll: Likud - 29 seats, Yamina - 22

Poll: Likud - 29 seats, Yamina - 22

Channel 13 News poll shows about 1/4 of Israelis say they won't agree to be vaccinated against COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2020, 9:43 PM
Lockdown restrictions unlikely to be eased again in near future

Lockdown restrictions unlikely to be eased again in near future

Senior government sources fear that the slight rise in infection rates could spiral out of control if further restrictions are removed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2020, 12:21 PM
MK Naftali Bennett: Israel deserves to be properly governed

MK Naftali Bennett: Israel deserves to be properly governed

"The problem isn't what the PM calls me in private - it's that no one is governing the country."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2020, 10:38 AM
Who will receive the COVID-19 vaccine first?

Who will receive the COVID-19 vaccine first?

Ministry of Health formulating a plan to prioritize those who most need the coronavirus vaccines when they arrive in Israel.Ben Ariel, 11/17/2020, 3:14 AM
'Do not fall into illusions, government should go'

'Do not fall into illusions, government should go'

MK Naftali Bennett unmoved by Netanyahu remarks about obtaining vaccines. 'Government should go home. It led Israel to terrible situation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2020, 8:54 PM
Netanyahu: We will also buy vaccines from Russia

Netanyahu: We will also buy vaccines from Russia

PM says he spoke with Vladimir Putin about purchasing Russian vaccine in addition to Pfizer, Moderna vaccines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2020, 6:57 PM
Who's responsible for COVID-19 vaccine damage? Not the manufacturers

Who's responsible for COVID-19 vaccine damage? Not the manufacturers

Israel submitted to dictates of vaccine manufacturers, absolving them of responsibility in event of adverse effects.Mordechai Sones, 11/16/2020, 6:19 PM
Moderna official: Israel to be amongst first countries to receive vaccine

Moderna official: Israel to be amongst first countries to receive vaccine

Official at pharmaceutical company with vaccine with 94.5% success rate says Israel at top of list of countries to receive vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2020, 5:27 PM
Netanyahu: We will bring COVID-19 vaccines from as many sources as possible

Netanyahu: We will bring COVID-19 vaccines from as many sources as possible

PM praises announcement that Moderna coronavirus vaccine has 94.5% success rate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2020, 5:05 PM
Moderna: Our coronavirus vaccine is 94.5% effective

Moderna: Our coronavirus vaccine is 94.5% effective

US company which has signed deal to supply Israel with coronavirus vaccine claims effectiveness rate higher than Pfizer's vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2020, 2:59 PM
Life will return to normal by end of 2021 says vaccine co-creator

Life will return to normal by end of 2021 says vaccine co-creator

Professsor Sahin, BioNTech's co-founder, warns that it's "absolutely essential that we get a high vaccination rate by next fall."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2020, 8:49 PM
Health Minister condemns leak of details of Pfizer vaccine deal

Health Minister condemns leak of details of Pfizer vaccine deal

"This is going to make it more difficult for us to reach deals with other companies," Edelstein fumed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2020, 4:08 PM
Prof. Hezi Levy: 'Pfizer isn't only source of vaccines'

Prof. Hezi Levy: 'Pfizer isn't only source of vaccines'

Health Ministry Director mentions contract items 'that were subject of debate; with some of them we did well, with others less so.'Mordechai Sones, 11/15/2020, 9:33 AM
Trump vs. Cuomo: We won't be delivering the vaccine to New York

Trump vs. Cuomo: We won't be delivering the vaccine to New York

"Vaccine will be available to the general population by April", Trump said in a briefeing, "with the exception of places like New York"Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2020, 10:53 PM
Reason for hope: What we know about Pfizer's vaccine

Reason for hope: What we know about Pfizer's vaccine

With promising news of a vaccine from drug company Pfizer, what could pandemic response look like in 2021?NPR, 11/13/2020, 3:40 PM
Pamphlet urges religious public not to use coronavirus vaccine

Pamphlet urges religious public not to use coronavirus vaccine

Shabbat newsletters distributed across Israel include mysterious 16-page pamphlet which claims coronavirus vaccine is for population controlArutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2020, 3:01 PM
'We've signed deal to bring millions of vaccine doses to Israel'

'We've signed deal to bring millions of vaccine doses to Israel'

'This is a great day for Israel.' PM, Health Minister tout deal with Pfizer securing millions of doses of coronavirus vaccine for Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2020, 1:52 PM
Netanyahu: We will receive COVID-19 vaccine in January

Netanyahu: We will receive COVID-19 vaccine in January

PM tells Coronavirus Cabinet Pfizer vaccines will arrive in Israel the same time as the rest of the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2020, 6:50 PM
Pfizer CEO sold 62% of stock on day of vaccine announcement

Pfizer CEO sold 62% of stock on day of vaccine announcement

Pfizer explains that the sale went through due to system set up in August that sells shares once they hit a certain threshold.Y Rabinovitz, 11/12/2020, 12:08 PM
PMO: 'Significant progress' toward agreement on Pfizer vaccine

PMO: 'Significant progress' toward agreement on Pfizer vaccine

Netanyahu speaks Thursday morning with Pfizer CEO after already speaking with him on Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2020, 10:27 AM
Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: Night curfew being seriously discussed

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: Night curfew being seriously discussed

Health Minister refers to measures being considered, cools vax enthusiasm: 'Significant amount of vaccines won't reach Israel this year.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2020, 9:08 AM
Vaccine Cold War: Russia claims 92% efficacy rate for 'Sputnik V' vaccine

Vaccine Cold War: Russia claims 92% efficacy rate for 'Sputnik V' vaccine

Just days after Pfizer announced its preliminary results, Russian Direct Investment Fund presented its own set of data.Y Rabinovitz, 11/11/2020, 3:57 PM
Watch: Ichilov professor expresses optimism regarding vaccine prospects

Watch: Ichilov professor expresses optimism regarding vaccine prospects

Arutz Sheva speaks with Prof. Daniel Shepshelovich about the prospects for developing a functional coronavirus vaccine.Yoni Kempinski, 11/11/2020, 10:37 AM
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, 9:13 AM
Trial of Chinese COVID vaccine halted due to 'severe adverse' incident

Trial of Chinese COVID vaccine halted due to 'severe adverse' incident

Brazilian trial halted after a volunteer dies; authorities claim the death was unrelated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2020, 2:01 PM
Omissions in Pfizer's '90% effective' vaccine study?

Omissions in Pfizer's '90% effective' vaccine study?

Critics say that trial failed to test for asymptomatic cases and that declarations of 'ending the pandemic' are grossly premature.Y Rabinovitz, 11/10/2020, 12:16 PM
Pfizer denies Trump admin aid amid rumors they delayed vaccine rollout till after election

Pfizer denies Trump admin aid amid rumors they delayed vaccine rollout till after election

Pfizer tells NYT they were 'never part of Warp Speed' after Trump Admin announces success, as rumors emerge they delayed until post-electionMordechai Sones, 11/9/2020, 7:45 PM
Netanyahu: An important day in the fight against the coronavirus

Netanyahu: An important day in the fight against the coronavirus

PM hails announcement of success of Pfizer COVI-19 vaccine. 'I see the light at the end of the tunnel. The train is leaving the tunnel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2020, 5:09 PM
Hadassah is backing the Sputnik V COVID vaccine. Why?

Hadassah is backing the Sputnik V COVID vaccine. Why?

Almost 60% of Russians polled are "unwilling" to use their own vaccine. Do they know something we don't?Y Rabinovitz, 11/8/2020, 9:36 PM
BigPharma poised to rake in $10 billion/year from COVID vaccine

BigPharma poised to rake in $10 billion/year from COVID vaccine

Whereas some companies such as AstraZeneca have pledged to sell at cost, others plan to charge up to $37 per shot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2020, 11:08 AM
'Everything is great', says coronavirus vaccine test subject

'Everything is great', says coronavirus vaccine test subject

Anar Otolangi, one of the first to be given test vaccine for the coronavirus, describes the testing process.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2020, 11:58 AM
Another Israeli company to test COVID-19 vaccine on humans

Another Israeli company to test COVID-19 vaccine on humans

The MIGAL Galilee Research Institute has finished the testing phase on animals and will soon recruit volunteers for test on humans.Ben Ariel, 11/2/2020, 4:36 AM
First vaccine recipient: I feel great

First vaccine recipient: I feel great

Man who received the first dose of the Israeli-developed coronavirus vaccine says he feels no symptoms hours later.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2020, 1:48 PM