An Israeli medical worker holds vials containing a vaccine for H1N1 flu virus in Tel Aviv, 2009
Flu vaccines expected to arrive in Israel late this year

"The best policy would be to hope for the best and prepare for the worst.”

Facebook, Twitter oppose misleading Trump comparison of COVID-19 to flu

"We remove incorrect information about the severity of COVID-19."

1 in 3 Americans won't vaccinate their children against the flu

What is even more worrying is that two-thirds of parents don’t thing that getting their kids vaccinated against the flu is more pressing this year.

Hebrew U. research finds flu outbreak pattern during the winter

What they found was that weather prediction models were more effective in predicting flu outbreaks than singular variables such as temperature or rain.

Flu vaccine with 24% more efficacy coming to Israel this winter

Between 70% and 80% of seasonal flu-related deaths have occurred in people 65 years and older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions.

Shaare Zedek ICU to be upgraded prior to influx of flu and coronavirus

"Our health system is working to be best prepared for the winter, with the goal of being ready to confront the coronavirus and the seasonal flu at the same time."

Ichilov Medical team at the coronavirus unit, in the Ichilov hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel, July 28, 20
Cause for optimism? COVID-19 could curb spread of seasonal flu

“We really cannot tell how this will play out: The best policy would be to hope for the best and prepare for the worst.”

A medical worker holds vials containing the flu vaccine in Tel Aviv.
Health Min. fears flu vaccine shortage will make COVID-19 treatment harder

The Health Ministry fears a lack of enough flu vaccines which may be a challenge when trying to differentiate between coronavirus and influenza patients.

New virus in pigs with 'pandemic potential' found in China

China took action against an outbreak of avian H1N1 in 2009, restricting incoming flights from affected countries and putting tens of thousands of people into quarantine.

What Israel needs to do to survive corona this winter - health experts

“Now we have 160 patients a day, but during the winter we may have 1,600,” he said.

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