“Israeli citizens are the first in the world to receive the third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, and we will be at the forefront with the fourth dose,” the Israeli prime minister wrote in a press release. vaccination standards. “My message is – don’t waste your time, go get vaccinated” – he pleaded.
Variant of Omikron in Israel
According to the Prime Minister, the decision of the Epidemiological Experts Committee to approve the fourth dose is “excellent news that will help us weather the wave of the Omikron variant that is engulfing the world.”
The Israeli Ministry of Health said in a statement that the fourth dose can be taken at least four months after the third dose.
The death of the first person infected with the Omikron variant was confirmed in Israel on Tuesday. But the Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba explained that the deceased patient, aged 60, had a number of serious pre-existing conditions.
The man died two weeks after entering the coronavirus department. And the hospital statement stated that “his illness was mainly due to previous diseases and not from respiratory infections caused by the Corona virus.”
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