Israel drops outdoor mask mandate with 80% of adults vaccinated

US has administered over 200 million COVID vaccine doses: CDC FOX News medical contributor Dr. Janette Nesheiwat weighs in on vaccination efforts and Johnson & Johnson distribution pause Israel has dropped its outdoor mask mandate as it closes in on total immunization of its adult population against the coronavirus, according…

Israeli study finds Pfizer vaccine 85% effective after first shot

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The first dose of Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine is 85% effective, a study of healthcare workers at an Israeli hospital has found, potentially fuelling a debate over the recommended two-dose schedule as governments try to stretch out supplies.FILE PHOTO: Vials labelled “COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine” and a syringe…

Europe surges past 250,000 virus deaths as Israel lifts lockdown

Europe passed the milestone of 250,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday as Israel and Australia’s second-largest city of Melbourne began to gradually ease their strict lockdowns. European nations have ratcheted up restrictions on daily life to tackle soaring infections, with a 44 percent increase in cases this week. Nighttime curfews…