Health Ministry orders hospitals to join vaccine drive to step up pace

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein has ordered hospitals to begin administering vaccines “to significantly step up the pace” of the inoculation drive, the ministry says in a statement.

The hospitals will join the effort — which is currently being run by healthcare providers — from next week.

Coronavirus czar Nachman Ash receives a COVID-19 vaccine in Herzliya, December 20, 2020 (Flash90)