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Ari Rabinovitch

Israel freezes programme to send vaccines abroad, defence minister says

Feb 25 2021

JERUSALEM Israel has frozen its programme to send COVID-19 vaccines abroad to buy international goodwill, Defence Minister Benny Gantz said on Thursday, after the initiative came under legal scrutiny.

In boost for COVID-19 battle, Pfizer vaccine found 94% effective in real world

Feb 25 2021

JERUSALEM The first big real-world study of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be independently reviewed shows the shot is highly effective at preventing COVID-19, in a potentially landmark moment for countries desperate to end lockdowns and reopen economies. | Video

In boost for COVID-19 battle, Pfizer vaccine found 94% effective in real world

Feb 24 2021

JERUSALEM The first big real-world study of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be independently reviewed shows the shot is highly effective at preventing COVID-19, in a potentially landmark moment for countries desperate to end lockdowns and reopen economies.

Gas to Gaza? The pipeline that might provide a lifeline

Feb 23 2021

JERUSALEM Talks on a gas pipeline that would cross political faultlines and deliver reliable energy to the impoverished Gaza Strip have moved from the abstract to the concrete in recent weeks, three officials with knowledge of the process told Reuters.

Israel's beaches blackened by tar after offshore oil spill

Feb 21 2021

JERUSALEM Israel is trying to find the ship responsible for an oil spill that drenched much of its Mediterranean shoreline with tar, an environmental blow that will take months or years to clean up, officials said. | Video

Vaccine vs variant: Promising data in Israel's race to defeat pandemic

Feb 10 2021

JERUSALEM Israel’s swift vaccination rollout has made it the largest real-world study of Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 vaccine. Results are trickling in, and they are promising. | Video

Insight: Vaccine vs variant: Promising data in Israel's race to defeat pandemic

Feb 10 2021

JERUSALEM Israel's swift vaccination rollout has made it the largest real-world study of Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 vaccine. Results are trickling in, and they are promising. | Video

Pizza-sized boxes and paying a premium: Israel's COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Jan 06 2021

JERUSALEM Order early, pay a lot, digitise distribution and stretch the supply. | Video

Pizza-sized boxes and paying a premium: Israel's COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Jan 06 2021

JERUSALEM Order early, pay a lot, digitise distribution and stretch the supply. | Video

Bank of Israel sees strong economic rebound if vaccine rolled out quickly

Jan 04 2021

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -The Bank of Israel expects the economy to rebound quickly in 2021 if the country's fast start to vaccinating people against COVID-19 is maintained, the central bank said on Monday after keeping rates unchanged.

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