Vaccinations

Vials with Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine labels are seen in thi

China's Xi unwilling to accept vaccines despite threat from protests

China hasn't approved any foreign COVID vaccines, opting for those produced domestically, which some studies have suggested are not as effective.

By REUTERS
04/12/2022

Is your child stuffy? Here's what you should and shouldn't do

Children catch colds 6-8 times a year on average: double the average of adults.

By Walla!
30/11/2022

Israeli elementary school student receives same vaccine twice in two weeks

The incident occurred due to a misunderstanding between the school and the FEMI Premium nurse who came to vaccinate the children ahead of the winter.

By ALON HACHMON/MAARIV ONLINE
05/11/2022

Those who received first monkeypox vaccine now eligible for 2nd dose

People who have developed a fever and a blistering rash or have been in close contact with a person who is suspected of having monkeypox should contact their personal physician and get tested.

Couple who stopped COVID-19 promise cancer vaccine by 2030

These two doctors developed one of the vaccines against COVID-19. It's believed that they will succeed in developing a vaccine against specific cancers in the next eight years.

By LIHI SHORESH/WALLA!
26/10/2022

Quarter of parents believe kids get ‘too many’ protective shots

Facing global trends, the Health Ministry considers what to do about the decline in parental agreement to child vaccinations in Israel.

vaccine syringe

Israeli child receives excess vaccine dosage

The student in question received an excess dose of their diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccine (DTaP) and a polio vaccine in place of their HPV vaccine. 

The role of faith in public health affairs - opinion

Today, we need to draw on theological questions, particularly about what lessons we can learn from the past and current pandemics we are living through.

By DAVID ROSEN , INON SCHENKER , AVRAHAM STEINBERG
14/09/2022

Oxford malaria vaccine data bodes well for effort to fight disease

Oxford says its vaccine, called R21/Matrix-M, is likely more effective than Mosquirix in preventing the disease that kills about 600,000 a year.

By REUTERS
09/09/2022

Scientists find COVID-19 antibodies that can make boosters unnecessary

Researchers at Tel Aviv University found two antibodies that neutralize all known strains of COVID-19 with up to 95% efficiency.

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