Israeli swine flu deaths reach 45


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Three more Israelis have died of swine flu, bringing the total of deaths from the virus in Israel to 45.

A 19-year-old woman with other health porblems died Wednesday of swine flu at a hospital in Kfar Saba. An otherwise healthy man, 31, died Tuesday in a Petach Tikvah hospital. An Israeli woman, 56, who was infected with the virus died over the weekend. She had other health problems before contracting the virus.

Israel is planning to vaccinate its entire population against the H1N1 virus, Ha’aretz reported Wednesday. 

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