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Teachers' Union representatives following the end of the negotiations with the Finance Ministry

Israeli students to attend school, Teachers' Union strike shut down by Labor Court

Under the new plan, students of all ages in nursery or kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, high school or in the religious education system will take two antigen tests a week.

Israel must clarify its confusing COVID-19 rules - editorial

If Israel is to provide a model for dealing with the pandemic and live up to its worldwide reputation as the “vaccination nation,” it’s time for some clarity.

A doctor prepares a syringe as part of the start of the seasonal influenza vaccination campaign in N

Influenza virus activity in Israel decreases earlier than usual

The Health Ministry announced there has been an early decrease of influenza activity in Israel, probably due to the coronavirus morbidity situation.

COVID-19: New daily infections record of 65,259 in Israel

New cases reach record of 65,259 • Decision to shorten quarantine was made to "find a balance between medical and social needs"

Don’t punish under-fives for being too young to be vaccinated - opinion

Why are we penalizing children too young to vaccinate? Why are we penalizing parents and families who have young children?

A businessperson working at his computer (Illustrative)

New COVID-19 aid plan to grant back payments for isolation; reduce mandatory isolation period

Set to take effect in March, a new aid package has been approved which offers financial compensation to self-employed workers and employers whose employees have been quarantined.

COVID-19: Woman tests positive mid-flight, quarantines in airplane bathroom

Michigan schoolteacher Marisa Fotieo isolated herself in an airplane's bathroom after testing positive with an at-home rapid COVID-19 test on her flight to Iceland.

Nations rethink isolation, testing rules as Omicron sweeps globe

Although studies have suggested Omicron is less deadly than some previous variants, the sheer number of people testing positive means that hospitals in some countries could soon be overwhelmed.


CDC cuts isolation time for asymptomatic COVID-19 cases to 5 days

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also said the asymptomatic people after isolation should follow five days of wearing a mask when around others.


Mass MK coronavirus quarantine nixes government legislative agenda

On Sunday, nine MKs were put into quarantine on after coming into contact with Knesset employees who tested positive for COVID-19.

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