Health Ministry says over 50s can get vaccine from Wednesday

The Health Ministry announces it’s expanding the vaccine drive, with Israelis over 50 eligible to receive the shot from Wednesday.

The ministry instructs Israelis to contact their health providers to set up an appointment.

Over 1.8 million Israelis have received the first dose of the vaccine.

A Hadassah Medical Center staff member receives the second round of the COVID-19 vaccine in Jerusalem, January 11, 2021 (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)