Israel Approves Fourth Vax Dose For People Over 60

The BBC reports:

A government panel of experts in Israel has recommended a fourth dose of a Covid-19 vaccine for all people aged over 60 and healthcare workers.

The move was welcomed by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett [photo], who said it would help the country get through a potential wave of the Omicron variant.

The Israeli health ministry has so far confirmed 341 cases of Omicron. The overall Covid-19 infection rate is also back on the rise, with 903 new cases recorded on Tuesday.

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