Haaretz cites an SPI survey explaining why many Israeli citizens are not receiving the COVID-19 booster shot.
What we can learn from Israel’s COVID-19 vaccination of children (Links to an external site)
As many parents are still unsure whether or not to immunize their children against COVID-19, regardless of whether they themselves have received the shot, Oren Heller, Yaniv Shlomo, and Michal Grinstein-Weiss discuss the need for increased governmental transparency to increase the number of vaccinated children.
Check if the vaccines in the periphery are accessible (Links to an external site)
YNet highlights an SPI study in a printed article on the accessibility of the COVID-19 vaccine in Israel’s less-populated areas.
Is COVID-19 the spark for Palestinian violence spike? – three takes (Links to an external site)
The Jerusalem Post shares SPI findings that link quarantine to increased violent behavior in children in a discussion about surges in crime between Israelis and Palestinians.
Thousands continue to fly abroad, despite the obligation of isolation: “We must continue to live” (Links to an external site)
YNet shares results of a recent SPI study that show majority support for closing the Ben Guion Airport in Israel and increasing restrictions with the rise of the new COVID-19 variant.
Confessions of a COVID-19 analyst: Unsure whether to vaccinate my kids (Links to an external site)
The Jerusalem Post discusses SPI findings about the harmful effects of quarantine on children as an argument for vaccinating kids
Food insecurity in Israel during the COVID-19 economic crisis: Prevalence and associations with children’s behaviors
Results from SPI’s Socioeconomic Impacts of COVID-19 Survey in Israel suggested a relationship between the pandemic and rising rates of food insecurity. To explore this, SPI launched another survey, with the results linking food insecurity to behavioral problems in children.
Israel approves vaccines for kids 5-11, will parents give kids the jab? (Links to an external site)
World Israel News shares SPI’s findings that only 37% of Israeli parents were likely to vaccinate their kids in light of Israel’s approval of the vaccine for children.
Israel greenlights COVID vaccines for kids aged 5-11 (Links to an external site)
The Jerusalem Post shared SPI findings on parents’ willingness to vaccinate their kids after Israel approved the vaccine for children.
Following the experts’ decision: the parents who vaccinated their children against Corona – and those who will not be in a hurry to do so (Links to an external site)
Walla News discusses the new SPI survey of Israeli parents’ likeliness to vaccinate their kids led by Michal Grinstein-Weiss, director of SPI. The survey found that 40% of parents were unwilling to give their children the shot.
The COVID-19 parent trap: To vax your kids or not? (Links to an external site)
The Jerusalem Post interviewed Michal Grinstein-Weiss, director of SPI, to discuss the results of the SPI survey examining parents’ likelihood to vaccinate their children.
Towards a decision: Ministry of Health experts discuss a corona vaccine for children (Links to an external site)
Walla News discussed recent SPI findings which showed that, of 900 Israeli families, 40% were unwilling to vaccinate their children, with many citing fear that the vaccine would harm child development.
Food insecurity surged with COVID-19, harming Israel’s children most (Links to an external site)
The Jerusalem Post shared SPI findings that 17% of Israeli families suffer from food insecurity, negatively impacting the physical and mental health of Israeli children.
Students who isolate are angry, violent and addicted to screens – survey (Links to an external site)
The Jerusalem Post shares survey results on how children in quarantine experience more outbursts of anger, expressions of violence, prolonged use of screens and reversals of sleep hours.
Outbursts of anger, sleep disturbances and screen addiction: this is how isolation affects children (Links to an external site)
The Marker shared a new study from SPI that found a link between child quarantine isolation and the development of symptoms of anxiety, violence and screen addiction, to which children from low socioeconomic households are more susceptible.
Can students be safe in school when COVID-19 spikes? (Links to an external site)
The Jerusalem Post shared recent SPI findings that 52% of parents said they did not feel safe about sending their children back to school in August.
Pfizer’s FDA approval is another strike against anti-vaxxers – analysis (Links to an external site)
The Jerusalem Post shared SPI findings that 40% of Israelis who are not vaccinated did not want to because they believed that the vaccine was not safe in the short term.
Who are the Israelis who have not been vaccinated yet – and is there a chance that we will be vaccinated soon? (Links to an external site)
The Marker discussed SPI findings of vaccination rates in Israel, which also looked at motivations behind not receiving the vaccine. Of the 11% that have not been vaccinated at all, the majority do not intend to receive the vaccination.