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“As world talks of possible boosters, and with poorer countries struggling to get shots in arms, developer claims pill could be ‘game-changer’ by simplifying logistics”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Israeli COVID vaccine in pill form to start clinical trial in Tel Aviv by Nathan Jeffay July 22, 2021 A prospective oral coronavirus vaccine is set to start clinical trials in Israel, and the developer believes it … Continue reading

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“The conspiratorial notion that Israel deliberately sent unusable vaccines to the Palestinians would later be exposed by events, after both Israelis and South Koreans happily made use of the doses”

TABLET MAG The Palestinian Vaccine Fiasco by Yair Rosenberg July 7, 2021 …The exchange is a win-win for Israel and South Korea—and a lose-lose for the Palestinian people, who were originally supposed to receive these very vaccines in the exact … Continue reading

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“Israel told its citizens they could stop wearing masks indoors on Tuesday”

REUTERS Israel scraps indoor mask order as COVID-19 infections wane June 15, 2021 srael told its citizens they could stop wearing masks indoors on Tuesday, ending one of its last main restrictions as new COVID-19 infections continued to wane even … Continue reading

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20 second Covid test developed by Israel start-up approved for use in Europe

ALGEMEINER Israeli Rapid COVID-19 Test Gets EU Nod, With Rollout at European Airports Next by Sharon Wrobel March 31, 2021 Israeli startup Newsight Imaging announced Wednesday that its rapid coronavirus screening device SpectraLIT has been granted European approval for commercial … Continue reading

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“So malevolent and false are these claims that they make this Op-Ed in the Forward perhaps the most dishonest account of Israel’s vaccination program that has appeared in the mainstream, English-language press”

CAMERA BLOG Forward Publishes Egregious Lie About Israeli Vaccinations March 9, 2021 Sari Bashi says she is “dismayed” that Israel distributes and withholds COVID-19 vaccines according to ethnicity. This charge of ethnic discrimination is the central premise of her March 8 … Continue reading

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“Rabbi Mendel Fogelman, director of the Central Massachusetts Chabad, said in a statement that Green has been warned multiple times that his activities, statements and other personal pursuits are “contrary to the organization’s mission””

WBUR Central Mass. Jewish Group Dismisses Rabbi For ‘Hostile And Offensive’ Opposition To COVID Vaccine by Philip Marcelo, Associated Press February 5, 2021 A prominent Jewish organization is cutting ties with a longtime Massachusetts rabbi for actively promoting anti-vaccine views … Continue reading

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In UK’s ultra-Orthodox community, “children under 5 showed a much lower infection rate of 28 percent, strengthening research that young children are less affected by the contagion”

NEW YORK POST London’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community has one of the world’s highest COVID rates by Lee Brown February 3, 2021 At least three-quarters of the adults in London’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community got COVID-19 last year — one of the … Continue reading

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“Since the outbreak of the pandemic, 4,696 Israelis have died from the coronavirus. Health minister warns without lockdown extension, Israel to become “out-of-control coronavirus incubator”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Health Ministry: Over 25% of Israel’s COVID deaths occurred in January 2021 by Maytal Yasur Beit-Or, Assaf Golan and ILH Staff January 29, 2021 According to Health Ministry data released Friday, of the 78,266 … Continue reading

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Israel may be starting to show ‘herd effects’ of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, expert suggests

NATIONAL REVIEW Why Is Israel Doing Better Than Everyone Else in COVID Vaccinations? by Joel M. Zinberg January 17, 2021 6:30 AM Israel leads the world in COVID-19 vaccinations. It has already vaccinated nearly a quarter of its population, including … Continue reading

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“The small army of nurses and medical techs injecting one person after another with utter efficiency was that old Israel, the Israel that knows how to come together when facing a mortal enemy”

BLOOMBERG Vaccination Miracle Brings Israel Back to Its Roots by Daniel Gordis January 1, 2021 …Every Israeli citizen is a member of one of a handful of national HMO’s, so we are fairly easily reached. A couple of days before … Continue reading

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