Israel calls on teens to get Covid-19 shots as Delta variant poses threat of virus resurgence

As Israel’s uptake of

As Israel’s uptake of jabs largely flattens out and school-based infection rates increase, a senior health official has urged adolescents to come forward and be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Speaking to Tel Aviv radio station 103 FM on Monday, Nachman Ash, the country’s national pandemic response coordinator, said he expected the Health Ministry to issue a recommendation for more 12- to 15-year-olds to be vaccinated. 

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