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Posts Tagged: Omicron

January 15, 2022 8:06 am

Israeli Principals Call for Changes in Covid Guidelines in Schools

i24 News – School principals throughout Israel sent a letter to Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton and Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz on Friday, demanding that they...

January 10, 2022 4:15 pm

Jewish Community Leader Urges Action Against Antisemitism as Germany Considers Vaccine Mandate

The head of the Jewish community in Germany on Monday expressed support for a general vaccine mandate to contain COVID-19, but warned that compulsory inoculation...

January 8, 2022 10:57 am

UK Says 4th COVID Jabs Not Needed for Now as Booster Effect Lasts

Booster jabs are still providing high levels of protection for older people against severe disease from the Omicron coronavirus variant and there is no need...

January 4, 2022 10:49 am

‘The Fourth Dose Works’: Israeli Trial Shows Fivefold Boost in Antibodies, Bennett Says

A fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine led to a fivefold rise in the number of antibodies a week after the jabs were administered, Prime...

January 3, 2022 2:06 pm

Israel Rolls Out Second COVID Booster for 60-Plus to Confront Omicron Wave

Israel on Monday started to jab people above 60 years old and medical personnel with a fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, as the country...

December 27, 2021 8:35 am

Israel Sees Drop in Severe Cases Amid Latest Covid Outbreak

i24 News - The number of serious coronavirus cases dropped on Monday, even as daily infections continue to increase amid the fifth wave of the...

December 25, 2021 9:19 am

Bethlehem Celebrates Muted Christmas with Few Pilgrims to Bring Cheer

The bells of Bethlehem rang out under grey skies on Christmas morning across streets whose closed pastel or green shutters were like an Advent calendar...

December 23, 2021 7:37 am

COVID-19 Infections Rise Again Across Gulf States

Coronavirus infections have started rising again across the six Gulf Arab states after months of low or falling figures, data from health ministries showed on...

December 22, 2021 7:05 am

Israeli Hospital Reports First Death of Patient With Omicron Variant

An Israeli hospital on Tuesday confirmed the first known death in the country of a patient with the Omicron variant of COVID-19, but said he...

December 22, 2021 6:52 am

Israel to Offer Fourth Covid Shot to People Over 60

i24 News - Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett commended a recommendation from a panel of Covid experts on the implementation of a fourth vaccine for...

December 20, 2021 6:51 am

Israel Bans Travel to US Over Omicron Concerns

Israel on Monday added the United States to its "no-fly" list, citing concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. Under the edict, which goes...

December 19, 2021 10:12 am

Bennett: Israel ‘Did a Great Thing’ to Shut Down Borders

i24 News - Israeli ministers convened on Sunday in a cabinet meeting to discuss further travel restrictions, with countries including the United States and Canada...

December 18, 2021 11:26 am

Europe Reimposes Tougher measures as Omicron Sweeps Continent

i24 News – Nations across Europe are moving to reimpose tougher measures to stem a new wave of coronavirus infections driven by the highly transmissible...

December 13, 2021 8:48 am

Israel’s Vaccine Committee Rules Against a Fourth Covid Shot

i24 News – The Israeli Health Ministry's vaccination committee decided against recommending a fourth Covid vaccine to the general public Sunday night, including for those...


Portugal Opens Inquiry Into Roman Abramovich’s Citizenship

The Portuguese authority responsible for nationality matters has opened an internal inquiry into the granting of citizenship to billionaire Chelsea...


Report: Netanyahu Gives Permission to Advance Plea Deal Negotiations

i24 News – Israel's former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave permission to move forward with negotiations for a plea deal, Israel's Kan reported Monday. Netanyahu and his family met with their...

Middle East

Turkey’s Halkbank Shares Jump After US Prosecution Put on Hold

Turkey's Halkbank shares climbed more than 8% on Monday after a US appeals court put its prosecution by the federal government, for allegedly helping Iran evade American sanctions, on hold...


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