Virus, Israel health
West Nile virus update, hospitalizations increase

Hospitalizations in Tel Aviv have surged due to the West Nile virus, resulting in seven individuals being hospitalized after contracting the disease, with two in serious condition.

Eliana Fleming, JFeed Staff | 20.06.24


Health Ministry: No unusual spread of West Nile virus

Following reports of West Nile virus cases, the Health Ministry clarified that it was closely monitoring the situation and there was no cause for alarm yet.

Avi Woolf | 19.06.24

Health, Vaccines

FDA approves Merck vaccine 

Merck's new immunization intended to prevent grown-ups from a micro-organisms known as pneumococcus, which can cause difficult diseases and a lung contamination called pneumonia, has been given the green light.

Eliana Fleming, JFeed Staff | 18.06.24

Jewish world

Jewish man, the oldest man in the US, has died at 110

Morrie Markoff, considered the oldest Jew and the oldest man in America has passed away this week at the incredible age of 110.

Eliana Fleming, JFeed Staff | 15.06.24

IDF, Health

IDF opens new medical center in Golan Heights

The center is meant to help concentrate medical aid to soldiers serving in the area, in place of the previous system of dispersed clinics.

Avi Woolf | 05.06.24

Health, Medicine

Israel's Sheba Medical Center ranked 11th in the world in 2023 by Newsweek

The Ramat Gan-based hospital came ever so close in 2023 to being in the top ten hospitals in the world according to Newsweek's ranking.

Avi Woolf | 28.02.24