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2 Israeli HMOs to begin vaccinating anyone 35 and over

Health maintenance organizations Clalit and Meuhedut announce they will allow anyone over 35 who has insurance with them to be receive a coronavirus vaccine.

Clalit says it is allowing those over 35 to be vaccinated “so not to waste vaccination capabilities of over 100,000 a day.”

In response, the Health Ministry issues a statement reiterating its guidelines of only vaccinating those over 40.

“The planning of the vaccine regimen is planned centrally by the Health Ministry, together with the HMOs, and it is determined in accordance with the amount of vaccines and vaccination capability,” a ministry statement says.

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