Next Israeli vax cycle to include kids

Israel is planning a second round of COVID-19 vaccination in six months, by which time health authorities expect children to be approved for inoculation. This, according to Prime Minister Benjamin…

Israel signs new deal with Pfizer

Israel has secured another agreement to acquire millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccinations from Pfizer, following major efforts by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein. According to…

COGAT helps deliver first vaccines to PA

Israel’s Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) facilitated the passage of the initial shipment of coronavirus vaccinations to the Palestinian Authority (PA). The delivery also marks the first…

4.6% rise in Israeli economy forecast

Israel’s economy has been badly damaged by the coronavirus, similar to that which has been experiences around the globe. Israel’s Finance Ministry has nevertheless estimated a 4.6% growth of the…

Israel ramps up national lockdown

Israel is set to impose new restrictions at midnight tonight, in a tightening of an ongoing lockdown aimed at curbing spread of the coronavirus. 466,916 Israelis have tested positive for…

FDA panel approves Moderna vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will “rapidly” work towards granting emergency approval of Moderna Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate, following the overwhelmingly recommendations from a committee of external advisors.…

Israel may secure Russian vaccine

Israel is working hard to secure enough coronavirus vaccine for every one of the nation’s citizens. As part of his efforts to cast a wider net, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu…

Israel to reopen Eilat, Dead Sea hotels

Hotels in the Israeli Red Sea resort city of Eilat and the Dead Sea are set to reopen next week, as part of the easing of coronavirus restrictions, following passage…

Israel works to obtain new vaccine

Israel has signed a deal to be among the world’s first nations to receive the COVID-19 vaccine candidate by the U.S. biotech firm Arcturus Therapeutics. The company announced that it…

Israel heading to another lockdown?

An alarming rise in newly confirmed coronavirus cases throughout the State of Israel may force authorities to reimpose a nationwide closure. “We must flatten the curve now,” insisted Israeli Prime…