Having SARS-CoV-2 once confers much greater immunity than Pfizer vaccine

“The natural immune protection that develops after a SARS-CoV-2 infection offers considerably more of a shield against the Delta variant of the pandemic coronavirus than two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, according to a large Israeli study that some scientists wish came with a “Don’t try this at home” label....More...

Israel: arrival of Lambda variant would trigger a lockdown

The Israeli Health Ministry on Monday warned that new coronavirus variants from abroad could force Israel into a lockdown that the government is working hard to avoid, with the Lambda variant posing a particularly pressing threat....More...

Israel: Covid-19 severely ill cases and deaths by vaccination status

Some of the charts from Israel’s official Covid-19 dashboard make interesting reading and seem to tell a rather different story to the current vaccination narrative....More...

Israel: National lockdown if booster jabs don’t work

An official in the high-level coronavirus cabinet, speaking on the condition of anonymity, tells the Kan public broadcaster that the government will wait and see what the effects of the third vaccine booster shot are before declaring a nationwide lockdown....More...

Israel: booster vaccine jab rollout begins – third vaccination in 8 months for some

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced on Thursday the world’s first vaccination drive to inoculate people over 60 with a third Covid vaccine dose, starting Sunday....More...

Israel: Are recovered Covid patients more protected than the vaccinated?

Since 1st May 2021 in Israel, 72 people who previously had Covid-19 were infected again, accounting for 1% of confirmed new cases, while 3,000 people who were vaccinated have been infected, which represents 40% of confirmed new cases....More...