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Officials: Booster shots to be available for all ages next week

Officials: Booster shots to be available for all ages next week

Ministry of Health expected to make booster shots available to all ages as early as next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2021 03:16
Health Ministry updates countries' COVID-19 classification

Health Ministry updates countries' COVID-19 classification

Classification of countries as it relates to COVID-19 will be updated as of August 31.Ben Ariel, 24/08/2021 03:37
Health Ministry updates COVID-19 ranking of countries

Health Ministry updates COVID-19 ranking of countries

Ministry of Health publishes list of countries from which returnees must enter a full, seven-day quarantine as of August 16.Orli Harari, 09/08/2021 00:01
Experts recommend third dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Experts recommend third dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Ministry of Health experts recommend third dose for the elderly. The move could be implemented as early as next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2021 00:25
Health Ministry chief on Bennett's speech: I am against attacks on vaccine refusers

Health Ministry chief on Bennett's speech: I am against attacks on vaccine refusers

Professor Nachman Ash: The vaccine is important, but I don't believe in attacking those who refuse to get it.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 24/07/2021 00:27
COVID-19 in Israel: 671 new cases, 1.4% positivity rate

COVID-19 in Israel: 671 new cases, 1.4% positivity rate

Ministry of Health says 104 COVID-19 carriers are hospitalized, but there is a decrease in the number of patients in serious condition.Elad Benari, Canada, 16/07/2021 21:02
Ministry of Health releases new travel guidelines

Ministry of Health releases new travel guidelines

The guidelines include new procedures for arriving passengers and restrictions on travel to certain destinations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2021 15:46
Israel records 210 new cases of COVID-19

Israel records 210 new cases of COVID-19

This is the fifth day in a row in which Israel has recorded over 200 new cases, according to the Ministry of Health.Elad Benari, Canada, 02/07/2021 22:02
Coronavirus Czar tapped to lead Israel's Health Ministry

Coronavirus Czar tapped to lead Israel's Health Ministry

Nachman Ash, chief of Israel's COVID efforts, appointed to head Health Ministry after current chief, Hezi Levy, announces his resignation.David Rosenberg, 28/06/2021 14:31
Education Minister claims health establishment is inflating COVID case numbers

Education Minister claims health establishment is inflating COVID case numbers

Yifat Shasha-Biton: Elements in health system perpetuating the hysteria in order to accelerate children's immunization project.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2021 00:09
Fines to be imposed on travelers to high-risk countries

Fines to be imposed on travelers to high-risk countries

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz announces increased enforcement at Ben Gurion Airport against people traveling to countries defined as red.Ben Ariel, 21/06/2021 23:23
Dubai placed on list of COVID-19 red countries

Dubai placed on list of COVID-19 red countries

Ministry of Health announces that the UAE will be added to the list of countries with a large number of COVID-19 cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2021 03:39
Obligation to wear masks indoors abolished as of Tuesday

Obligation to wear masks indoors abolished as of Tuesday

Director General of Health Ministry signs order that officially abolishes obligation to wear masks indoors.Ben Ariel, 15/06/2021 00:00
Probe of Meron incident finds: Ambulances blocked from entering

Probe of Meron incident finds: Ambulances blocked from entering

Ministry of Health's investigation into Meron disaster finds failures and problems in how injured were cared for.Ben Ariel, 05/05/2021 04:58
Government approves: Schools will fully reopen on Sunday

Government approves: Schools will fully reopen on Sunday

If student tests positive for the virus, all the students in his class and the teachers will be tested before returning to school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 23:42
Government approves: Jordanian foreign workers will enter Eilat

Government approves: Jordanian foreign workers will enter Eilat

Government approves Ministry of Health's proposal to allow the entry of Jordanian foreign workers for the hotel industry in Eilat.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/03/2021 20:18
Schools to reopen in cities defined as 'orange'

Schools to reopen in cities defined as 'orange'

Coronavirus Cabinet changes traffic light program so that educational institutions will also be opened in localities defined as orange.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 23:42
'We still haven't ruled out imposing a 4th lockdown'

'We still haven't ruled out imposing a 4th lockdown'

Top health official warns against rapid reopening of economy, says government may need to impose yet another lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 08:39
Health Ministry okays vaccinations of recoverees as of Tuesday

Health Ministry okays vaccinations of recoverees as of Tuesday

Ministry gives HMOs go ahead to vaccinate Israelis who recovered from COVID-19 more than three months ago. They will receive one dose.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 03:38
Why isn't BAM being used to fight Covid in Israel?

Why isn't BAM being used to fight Covid in Israel?

Eli Lilly has FDA approval for emergency use of BAM and received Ministry of Health approval as of January 12, 2021. So where is it? OpinionRabbi Dr. Aryeh Hirsch, 14/02/2021 09:55
Netanyahu aides apologize to UAE over COVID accusations

Netanyahu aides apologize to UAE over COVID accusations

Confidants of Netanyahu apologized to their Emirati counterparts for comments made by Ministry of Health official on Dubai's role in crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2021 18:55
'More died in two weeks of peace with Dubai than in 70 years of war with them'

'More died in two weeks of peace with Dubai than in 70 years of war with them'

Health Ministry's Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis concerned over flights to UAE which have contributed to rise in virus cases in Israel.Ben Ariel, 27/01/2021 04:02
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, 26/01/2021 01:03
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, 22/01/2021 00:13
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, 21/01/2021 20:37
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, 17/01/2021 01:51
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, 14/01/2021 16:26
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, 03/01/2021 21:33
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, 27/12/2020 22:20
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, 25/11/2020 00:08
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, 15/11/2020 03:23
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, 10/11/2020 01:06
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, 27/09/2020 04:25
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, 01/09/2020 23:44
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, 19/03/2020 13:03
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, 01/04/2019 07:39
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, 05/11/2018 19:53
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, 18/08/2016 21:15
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, 10/04/2016 17:59
'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, 05/04/2016 09:48
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, 20/12/2015 21:45
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, 22/05/2015 13:26
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, 17/05/2015 07:57
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, 01/02/2015 09:05
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, 28/10/2014 08:42
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, 20/10/2014 18:01
'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, 08/10/2014 16:28
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, 10/08/2014 12:44
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, 30/04/2014 19:54
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, 07/01/2014 09:23
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, 25/11/2013 22:18
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 , 04/11/2013 17:39
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 , 09/09/2013 22:01
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, 12/08/2010 05:12