Gantz says teachers now prioritized for vaccines

Defense Minister Benny Gantz says teachers are now eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccines.

Gantz says the change of policy was approved by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israel has been vaccinating medical staff and those over 60 years old.

An Israeli teacher receives a COVID-19 vaccine, at Shamir Medical Center in Be’er Ya’akov, on December 30, 2020. (Avi Dishi/Flash90)