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Special Olympics Israel Changes Game for Doctor Patient Relationship

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People with intellectual disabilities have one of the lowest health access rates and outcomes, reported from UN data. This means that the people who need easier access to healthcare are finding more barriers to receiving proper care. However, the Special Olympics Israel (SOI) is working to change that with a new solution to an old…

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Comment from Prof. Gabriel Izbicki: To Be Vaccinated or Not To Be

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Comment from Prof. Gabriel Izbicki, Head of the Pneumology Department at Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem. After the interview I gave for BTL News and other media, where I, among other things, stated that we should be careful with the COVID-19 vaccine, I want to share my current recommendations. As I heard some people who…

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Israel High in Both COVID and Vaccinations

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As coronavirus cases continue to rise in Israel, authorities have extended the current lockdown until at least the end of January. At its highest rate since the start of the pandemic, over 10,000 daily cases have been confirmed with 1,132 serious cases and a 9% infection rate. Over 4,080 people have died in total, and…

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Israel Still Leads in Vaccination Rollout

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With 23% of Israel’s population having received the Pfizer vaccine, Israel continues to lead the way forward in the COVID vaccination campaign. More than 2 million residents have received at least the first dose so far, with another 700,000 doses arriving on Sunday, January 10. Officials say that 5 million Israelis will be vaccinated by mid-March.…

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Vaccination Highs and Lows in Israel

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Israel continues to lead the world in vaccination, having administered over 1.5 million doses since starting the campaign on December 20. While some feel there is an end in sight thanks to the vaccine, the impact of COVID-19 only seems to be unravelling further. With Israel currently in its third lockdown and over 8,000 cases…

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