Coronavirus: Health funds start taking vaccination appointments

Netanyahu, Edelstein to inoculate against coronavirus Saturday night at Sheba Medical Center

Vitamin D laying on the table with prescription bottle behind them.

Insufficient vitamin D increases risk of severe COVID-19, says new study

Vitamin D has long been understood to impact immune response.

Leumit HMO head: Israel health care system is one of the best in the world

All Israeli citizens contribute with taxes according to their financial capability, while medical services are provided according to their medical needs.

 Closeup of doctor giving a vaccination to a young patient.

Health system’s public ombusman presents report against insurers

The ombusman (public complaints commissioner) reported that Clalit Health Services, the largest insurer, incurred the lowest rate of complaints.

Israeli health funds logo

More health fund members switch; Maccabi gains, Leumit loses the most

Since 2002, Maccabi has succeeded the most to attract and keep members, while Leumit – the most debt-ridden fund – has been the least successful.

vaccination against the flu

Study finds good mood increases flu vaccine effectiveness

The earlier one gets vaccinated the better, as it takes a few weeks until the protective antibodies are produced by the body.

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