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Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox protesters clash over schools (source — www.independent.co.uk) 24/01/2021 15:16:06

Ultra-Orthodox demonstrators have clashed with Israeli police in two major cities as authorities continue to struggle to enforce coronavirus restrictions in the country’s religious communities

UK vaccine adviser says delay of Covid second dose will save lives (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/01/2021 14:55:25

JCVI deputy chair defends extended gap between jabs as Hancock warns end of restrictions ‘long way off’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA representative of the UK’s vaccine ...

Coronavirus live: UK lockdown 'long way' from lifting, says Hancock; Israel still seeing cases after first Pfizer jab administered (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/01/2021 13:01:47

UK health secretary says case rate is still far too high to consider easing restrictions; first Pfizer dose does not immediately prevent infection, says Israeli health ministerVaccine experts defend U...

Israeli healthcare group says Covid cases have plunged by 60% among over-60s vaccinated with Pfizer jab (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 24/01/2021 03:52:41

AN ISRAELI healthcare group has said coronavirus cases among people aged over 60 who received their jab have plunged by 60 per cent. The country has been leading the global vaccination race with a 24/...

Israel begins giving Covid vaccines to teenagers as young as 16 in 24/7 rollout (source — www.mirror.co.uk) 24/01/2021 02:05:14

Private healthcare provider Clalit Health Services in Tel Aviv has started giving vaccines to teenagers as the country inoculates its population at breakneck speed

Israeli healthcare group says coronavirus infections have plunged among vaccinated over-60s (source — ) 23/01/2021 22:56:05

Israel is currently leading the global vaccination drive, with around 30 per cent of its citizens having had at least a single dose of a jab so far.

Coronavirus live news: Spain's defence chief quits over alleged vaccination queue-jumping; UK records 1,348 deaths; Israel begins vaccinating teenagers (source — www.theguardian.com) 23/01/2021 21:09:02

Vitamin D levels under scrutiny amid Covid surge in Europe; New UK Covid variant may be 30% more deadly, says Johnson; Bulgaria to ease some coronavirus restrictions from 4 FebruaryHome Affairs visa l...

Israel starts giving TEENS Covid jab as nearly 40% of population now vaccinated (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 23/01/2021 21:04:43

ISRAEL have turned the tides of the worldwide vaccine rollout and began administering coronavirus jabs to teenagers today – with a quarter of the population already vaccinated, health officials ...

Israel begins to give Covid jabs to TEEANGERS (source — ) 23/01/2021 19:35:39

Since the rollout of vaccinations one month ago, more than 2.5 million of Israel's nine-million-strong population have been vaccinated already, the health ministry said on Friday.

Coronavirus live news: Hong Kong orders partial lockdown; Covid fragments found in Sydney sewage (source — www.theguardian.com) 23/01/2021 05:30:23

Thousands in Kowloon district put under new restrictions; New UK Covid variant may be 30% more deadly, says Johnson; Germany’s Covid death toll exceeds 50,000Home Affairs visa letter forces Australian...

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