Israel has to be particularly careful not to repeat the problems of the exit from the first closure.
Health authorities have refused to suspend the preventative campaign on Thursday, citing a lack of evidence to suggest direct links between the deaths and the vaccines.
A senior Health Ministry official said that the ministry is trying to ensure Israeli citizens have access to a vaccine as soon as possible.
Edelstein: We need to learn lessons from reopening after first wave so we don’t have a third one.
Both heart and lung treatments are facing considerations for entry into the 2021 health basket, with patients considered at risk for the coronavirus.
The mistake occurred due to a computing error which was fixed on the same day it was revealed.
The health minister threatened to de-fund schools that opened against regulations.
Dr. Bader's appointment was made as the Health Ministry prepares for the coming winter season amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
The news had been looming over Israelis in past days, many of whom had been expecting the country's death toll reach the 2,000 figure by tonight.