From JTA: Twenty two Israelis have died so far this flu season, according to a Health Ministry report. The ministry released a report on Monday, and updated numbers were released on Tuesday. In addition to the deaths, 216 people have been hospitalized in serious condition due to complications. CLICK on here to read more.

From JPost: Over 60% of Israeli parents have not vaccinated their children in schools against the flu, Kan news reported on Monday. Meanwhile, a 54-year-old woman died of flu-related complications bringing this season’s death toll to 18.
The flu vaccine was offered to about 300,000 students in grades two to four, but 60% of parents throughout Israel refused the vaccine for their children. In Tel Aviv, 72% of the parents refused the offered vaccine. CLICK on here to read more.

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