Israel To Begin Vaccinating Recovered COVID Patients

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The Health Ministry on Monday informed healthcare providers that they can begin to vaccinate Israelis who have recovered from COVID-19.

The ministry’s recommendation calls for vaccinating patients with a single dose three months after recovery. Only recovered patients over 16 can receive a shot, in keeping with the ministry’s guidelines not to vaccinate anyone younger than that.

Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) can begin administering vaccines to the recovered on Tuesday, a Health Ministry statement said.

Over 323,000 Israelis who were infected with COVID-19 recovered at least 90 days ago, according to Health Ministry figures. The ministry’s website does not provide a breakdown on how many of those are under 16.

Read more at Times of Israel.




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