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Bennett tells Health Ministry: No more restrictions, find solutions

Bennett tells Health Ministry: No more restrictions, find solutions

PM Naftali Bennett claims 'no connection' between gatherings at performances or basketball games and infections among the unvaccinated.Ido Ben Porat, 25/09/2021 23:31
Percent of positive coronavirus tests drops to 4.30%

Percent of positive coronavirus tests drops to 4.30%

Less than 5,000 new COVID-19 cases diagnosed as number of intubated patients tops 220. Vast majority of serious cases are in unvaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/09/2021 21:22
CDC Director overrules panel regarding booster shots

CDC Director overrules panel regarding booster shots

In rare move, CDC Director rules that people at risk of COVID-19 infection because of their jobs should also be eligible for a booster.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 24/09/2021 23:21
Two mothers who gave birth hospitalized in critical condition with COVID-19

Two mothers who gave birth hospitalized in critical condition with COVID-19

50 COVID-19 carriers hospitalized at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem, including two 40-year-olds connected to an ECMO machine.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 24/09/2021 20:52
Health Ministry source: 'No way to avoid new coronavirus restrictions'

Health Ministry source: 'No way to avoid new coronavirus restrictions'

Indoor gatherings must be restricted to up to 300 people, cabinet of experts says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2021 11:55
Number of intubated coronavirus patients tops 200

Number of intubated coronavirus patients tops 200

Forty percent of new coronavirus cases are children under 11.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2021 11:08
New York could potentially replace unvaccinated hospital staff

New York could potentially replace unvaccinated hospital staff

New York Gov. Hochul: State 'will be replacing people' who won't vaccinate against coronavirus, has a 'plan' which will soon be announced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2021 10:29
'Israel's vaccination campaign is model for entire world'

'Israel's vaccination campaign is model for entire world'

After heading Moderna's coronavirus vaccine development, Dr. Tal Zaks is ready to tackle new challenges at Israel's Teva Pharmaceuticals.Eyal Levi, Israel Hayom, 24/09/2021 10:01
Most cabinet ministers oppose new COVID-19 restrictions

Most cabinet ministers oppose new COVID-19 restrictions

Despite the experts' recommendations, most ministers oppose tightening the restrictions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2021 02:10
CDC advisers back booster shots for ages 65 and older

CDC advisers back booster shots for ages 65 and older

CDC advisory panel recommends booster shot for Americans aged 65 and older and some adults with underlying medical conditions.Ben Ariel, 24/09/2021 01:07
Moderna CEO: COVID pandemic could be over in a year

Moderna CEO: COVID pandemic could be over in a year

Moderna Chief Executive says enough vaccine doses should be available by the middle of next year so that everyone can be vaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2021 00:00
The decision which could keep children home from school

The decision which could keep children home from school

PM Bennett decides that students who have not gotten 3rd vaccine dose after 6 months will not be able to return to school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 19:50
COVID experts call for tightened restrictions

COVID experts call for tightened restrictions

Panel of experts which advise govt. on COVID policy warn current policy dangerous, could lead to increased morbidity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 19:03
Almost a year after FDA approval, anti-COVID drug finally available in Israel

Almost a year after FDA approval, anti-COVID drug finally available in Israel

Multiple studies show Regeneron significantly lowers COVID mortality. Health Ministry now making drug available to high-risk patients.Y Rabinovitz, 23/09/2021 14:43
Elderly yeshiva dean in serious condition with coronavirus

Elderly yeshiva dean in serious condition with coronavirus

Condition of Rabbi Avraham Erlanger, one of the leaders of the Kol Torah Yeshiva in Jerusalem, deteriorates significantly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 12:16
Unvaccinated teachers won't be allowed to enter schools

Unvaccinated teachers won't be allowed to enter schools

Education Ministry instructs principals to bar teachers without Green Pass or negative test from entering educational institutions.Orly Harari, 23/09/2021 11:04
Germany: Man shot dead for asking customer to wear face mask

Germany: Man shot dead for asking customer to wear face mask

Customer kills cashier for requesting compliance with coronavirus regulations, then blames rules for causing him 'stress.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 09:41
FDA authorizes booster shots for ages 65 and older

FDA authorizes booster shots for ages 65 and older

FDA authorizes booster doses for Americans aged 65 and older and younger adults with underlying health conditions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 03:35
Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis: 'We won't vaccinate children without FDA approval'

Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis: 'We won't vaccinate children without FDA approval'

Approval of a booster dose isn't the same as vaccinating children without FDA approval, Health Ministry's Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 15:39
Haredi publicist dies of coronavirus

Haredi publicist dies of coronavirus

Eliyahu Kaufman, haredi publicist and former leftist activist, dies of coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 14:44
PM Bennett to hold discussion on reopening schools after holiday season

PM Bennett to hold discussion on reopening schools after holiday season

'Schools shouldn't reopen as long as we are at the height of this wave of coronavirus,' Religious Zionism's MK Rothman says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 14:35
Doctors: 'We're forced to choose who will live and who will die'

Doctors: 'We're forced to choose who will live and who will die'

Internal protocols expose drama in hospitals: The overload has reached a critical point. Doctors: 'We're fighting a war of attrition.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 13:13
Family caught violating quarantine in Holon

Family caught violating quarantine in Holon

Family of four tested positive for coronavirus - and then violated quarantine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 12:18
Number of seriously ill COVID patients rises to 723

Number of seriously ill COVID patients rises to 723

Despite decline in infections and infection rate, the number of seriously ill COVID patients climbs to 723.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 11:46
Brazil's unvaccinated president not allowed into city's diners

Brazil's unvaccinated president not allowed into city's diners

Bolsonaro told members of the UN General Assembly he wouldn't require Brazil's citizens to get the COVID vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 08:38
Did the FDA's chaotic booster dose add to Americans' fears?

Did the FDA's chaotic booster dose add to Americans' fears?

With US experts expressing doubt over a third dose for younger males but allowing it for adults, existing uncertainties likely to increase.i24NEWS, 22/09/2021 00:00
Health Min: 8,691 new COVID cases diagnosed in last day

Health Min: 8,691 new COVID cases diagnosed in last day

172,530 COVID tests performed in last day. 710 patients in serious condition, death toll rises to 7,567.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2021 22:53
31-year-old woman dies of coronavirus

31-year-old woman dies of coronavirus

Modi'in-Ilit woman had not been vaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2021 21:14
Report: 2 Israelis with COVID arrested while fleeing quarantine in Crete

Report: 2 Israelis with COVID arrested while fleeing quarantine in Crete

Suspects arrested at airport on Greek island while attempting to flee isolation requirement after testing positive for COVID.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2021 20:03
Democratic lawmaker tests positive for COVID-19

Democratic lawmaker tests positive for COVID-19

Rep. Tim Ryan tests positive for COVID-19 despite being vaccinated, in latest breakthrough case among Congress members.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 21/09/2021 00:08
Biden to get booster shot on camera once approved

Biden to get booster shot on camera once approved

Biden plans to get his COVID-19 booster shot on camera once it's fully approved for Americans over the age of 65.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/09/2021 23:29
Pfizer-BioNTech: COVID-19 vaccine safe for children 5-11

Pfizer-BioNTech: COVID-19 vaccine safe for children 5-11

Data to be submitted to FDA for emergency use authorization, Pfizer-BioNTech says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2021 13:55
Newly recovered from coronavirus? You might not need a PCR test

Newly recovered from coronavirus? You might not need a PCR test

Israel approves exemption from pre-flight PCR tests for newly-recovered coronavirus patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2021 13:16
Chris Rock tests positive for COVID-19

Chris Rock tests positive for COVID-19

Comedian contracts COVID-19 despite receiving Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2021 11:31
Jerusalem couple joins lawsuit against airline mask mandates for the disabled

Jerusalem couple joins lawsuit against airline mask mandates for the disabled

Class-action lawsuit filed by 13 flyers from the US and Israel against 7 US airlines alleging civil rights violations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2021 11:14
COVID in decline? Fewer infections, lower infection rate

COVID in decline? Fewer infections, lower infection rate

Number of active cases of COVID falls to 76,541, with 6,456 cases reported Sunday, as infection coefficient falls below reproduction rate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2021 10:50
In complex operation: ECMO patient is transferred to Hadassah

In complex operation: ECMO patient is transferred to Hadassah

An unvaccinated coronavirus patient needed an ECMO machine - but the hospital didn't have one for him. A Jerusalem hospital stepped in.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2021 09:52
Government mulling new wave of COVID restrictions

Government mulling new wave of COVID restrictions

Israelis without booster shot to be barred from malls under new plan, and could face higher health insurance premiums.David Rosenberg, 20/09/2021 09:26
'Israelis have more trust in the FDA than Americans'

'Israelis have more trust in the FDA than Americans'

Former Associate Director General of Health Ministry on FDA decision regarding booster shots: They have their own considerations.103FM, 20/09/2021 06:41
'Drop booster shot requirement for Green Pass system'

'Drop booster shot requirement for Green Pass system'

100 Israeli doctors and scientists call for Health Ministry to cancel requirement to have 3 doses of vaccine to get Green Pass.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 18:49
Israeli police cancel investigations for 150 travelers from Uman

Israeli police cancel investigations for 150 travelers from Uman

'Bennett should be ashamed of himself.' 75% of cases dropped against Israelis suspected of faking COVID tests to return from Uman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 15:32
Watch: Bangkok ‘taxi graveyard’ turns into food garden

Watch: Bangkok ‘taxi graveyard’ turns into food garden

As tourism has dwindled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, taxi drivers in Thailand have resorted to growing fruits & vegetables on their taxis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 14:33
Texas Republican: 'No intention of following Biden's COVID-19 mandates'

Texas Republican: 'No intention of following Biden's COVID-19 mandates'

Rep. Chip Roy lambasted President Biden for the continued surge of illegal immigrants crossing from Mexico with no COVID rules in place.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 11:14
Watch: Chinese defector says he warned America of Wuhan virus

Watch: Chinese defector says he warned America of Wuhan virus

The political defector says his warnings fell on deaf ears even as the virus was on the verge of breaking out worldwide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 09:56
Eight unvaccinated people hospitalized in critical condition with COVID-19

Eight unvaccinated people hospitalized in critical condition with COVID-19

Senior Ministry of Health officials concerned about the increase in the number of young people in critical condition with COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 03:53
This is why Orthodox Jews are flocking to South Florida

This is why Orthodox Jews are flocking to South Florida

COVID-19 has turned South Florida into a promised land for Orthodox New Yorkers.Shira Hanau, JTA, 18/09/2021 23:06
Number of intubated coronavirus patients nears 200

Number of intubated coronavirus patients nears 200

Nearly 70% of seriously ill coronavirus patients are unvaccinated.Orly Harari, 18/09/2021 22:16
FDA panel rejects COVID-19 booster shots for most Americans

FDA panel rejects COVID-19 booster shots for most Americans

FDA committee rejects COVID-19 booster shots for Americans aged 16 and over, but approves boosters for 65+ and high risk individuals.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/09/2021 23:30
IDF presents New home-based medical care system for COVID patients

IDF presents New home-based medical care system for COVID patients

Each patient released from hospital to home care will be visited daily by team of doctor & nurse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2021 12:23
Fewer tests, fewer positive: 3,171 diagnosed with coronavirus on Yom Kippur

Fewer tests, fewer positive: 3,171 diagnosed with coronavirus on Yom Kippur

Number of new infections drops with number of coronavirus tests performed. Positivity rate remains high, at 6.33%.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2021 12:21
24 states threaten to sue Biden over vaccine mandate

24 states threaten to sue Biden over vaccine mandate

24 states threaten to sue over Biden's rule to require employers with more than 100 employees to mandate vaccinations and frequent testing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2021 06:52
Israeli study:3rd shot gives 10 times more antibodies protection

Israeli study:3rd shot gives 10 times more antibodies protection

Study at Israeli hospital shows COVID vaccine booster shot restores effectiveness against COVID to 95%.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/09/2021 20:47
Men who dressed like Nazis in Dutch town apologize

Men who dressed like Nazis in Dutch town apologize

Ten men apologize after carrying out mock arrest of man wearing yellow star as part of rally against COVID-19 measures.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/09/2021 22:22
Pfizer recommends COVID vaccine booster shots in FDA docs

Pfizer recommends COVID vaccine booster shots in FDA docs

FDA releases documents showing Pfizer recommending administration of 3rd vaccine dose due to declining effectiveness of 1st doses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2021 17:03
'We regret not convincing him to get vaccine

'We regret not convincing him to get vaccine

'We regret not managing to convince Hai to get coronavirus vaccine,' family of deceased activist says. 'This death could've been prevented.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2021 16:02
Israel, European Union, agree to recognize coronavirus vaccine certificates

Israel, European Union, agree to recognize coronavirus vaccine certificates

New agreement will allow vaccinated Israelis to access European Green Pass, allowing access to restaurants, cultural centers, and more.Ido Ben Porat, 15/09/2021 15:49
9,539 new COVID cases, as number of seriously ill patients falls

9,539 new COVID cases, as number of seriously ill patients falls

Infection rate continues to decline along with the number of seriously ill COVID patients. Nineteen new COVID-related deaths since Tuesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2021 11:28