Lead 1-Coronavirus / Omicron-Israel Place GB and Denmark on Red List
Health-Coronavirus / Israel (Lead 1, Photo): Lead 1-Coronavirus / Omicron-Israel Place La GB and Denmark on Red List (Adds the decision not to finally include Belgium) Jerusalem, 12 December (Reuters) - Israel added Sunday the United Kingdom and Denmark on the "Red" list of the countries where it is forbidden to Israelis to surrender, Citing the fears of propagation of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus responsible for CIVID-19.
vaccine by making this decision, the Prime Minister makes the country the first to the world to administer the fourth dose.
already the fourth dose in Israel. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced Tuesday, December 21 that all Israelis over 60 and medical staff would be entitled to a fourth VVID-19 vaccine dose after consultation with a group of experts. These statements intervene at a time when Israel could contain the diffusion of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, decreeing prohibitions of travel and other restrictions without going so far as to confine. "I gave the order to prepare immediately for the fourth vaccine," Bennett wrote on Twitter. "The world will follow our steps".
In Gaza, Syrian refugees blocked in "a prison" for 10 years
© 10-year-olds have passed and Imad al-Hisso has little hope of returning to his Natale Syria after the have left at the beginning of the civil war. Today, he regrets having found refuge in Gaza, a "prison" in which he is blocked without papers. Like about 40 Syrian families, IMAD al-Hisso joined Gaza's band with his wife in early 2012 by the underground tunnels between the Egypt and the Palestinian enclave under Israeli blockade, convinced that he could make the way reverse without difficulty.
One of his spokespersons said Israel was the first country in the world to administer the fourth dose. The decision of the expert committee on the pandemic to approve the fourth dose is "an excellent news" that "will help us get through the wave of Omicron who overwhelms the world," the Prime Minister had previously declared. "Israel citizens have been the first in the world to receive the third dose of VVID-19 vaccine and we continue to be at the forefront with the fourth dose," he said in a News Release released by its services, calling on those who meet these criteria to "go to be vaccinated".
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four months after the third injection
immunocompromised persons will also be able to receive the fourth dose, which Can be administered to them, as for people over 60 and medical teams, at least four months after the third injection, said the Ministry of Health in a statement. Naftali Bennett spoke after a meeting of the Council of Ministers dedicated to Omicron. The Board has restricted the restoration in shopping centers and decreed that children belonging to communities with high rates of morbidity and low vaccination should follow their courses at home. Naftali Bennett's office added that the Prime Minister had ordered the Ministry of Health and health insurance funds, who manage the vaccinations, prepare the fourth dose injection campaign.
COVID-19: Greece starts the vaccination of children from 5 to 11 years old
© AP - Panagiotis Balaskas Greece is part of one of the countries that started vaccination of children from 5 to 11 years Wednesday, December 15th. Here, a caregiver member prepares a dose. While Greece faces a new wave of contaminations to COVID-19, the vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 began on Wednesday, December 15. More than 30,000 meetings have already been caught in hospitals.
earlier in the day, Israel had announced that they added the United States, Canada and several other countries to its red list of fifty states to which it is forbidden to travel, to attempt to contain Omicron. These restrictions on trips abroad, which already concerned France, the United Kingdom and most African countries, will take effect on Wednesday and will remain in force, as for the other "red" countries until 29 December at least. Other countries added on Tuesday to the Red List are Germany, Belgium, Italy, Hungary, Morocco, Portugal, Switzerland and Turkey. These measures concern, in the case of the United States, hundreds of thousands of Israelis with a dual nationality.
>> To read also - Covid-19: Facing the Omicron Variant, Germany Serre The Israeli Citizens and Residents in a newly registered country on the Red List will have to confine for a week upon their return. The Prime Minister had recently defended these restrictions, necessary according to him to avoid recourse to new confines in the face of this fifth epidemic wave, and called the population to telecommill and to vaccinate children. Tuesday, 1.148 Omicron's confirmed and "very likely" cases were reported in Israel, more than half of which were vaccinated persons, according to the Ministry of Health. The Soroka Medical Center of Beersheba (South) announced that a sexagenarian suffering from "several" serious "grave" pathologies had succumbed to Omicron, probably the first person to have lost his life because of this variant in Israel. More than 4.1 of the 9.3 million inhabitants of Israel received three doses of vaccines against coronavirus. Children from five to 11 years are currently being vaccinated.
COVID-19 in Senegal: Riposte, Third dose and vaccination of children in question .
© AP - LEO Correa A caregiver member administers a dose of the Janssen vaccine against Cvid-19 at the Dakar Leopold-Sedar-Senghor Staded On July 28, 2021. Senegal is "in the 4th wave" of COVID-19: the Ministry of Health confirms. The country recorded, Wednesday, December 29, 156 new infections, compared to 2 new daily cases on average in November. The Dakar region remains the most affected.