CORONAVIRUS NEWS

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is spreading around the world, including in Israel. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties, but the virus can be fatal. To help maintain the virus, Israel has implemented a number of restrictions on the public.

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Coronavirus: Israel looks into imposing restrictions on the unvaccinated

Government and health officials to hold a discussion about travel measures later on Thursday.

Booster reduces risk of COVID death by 90% among people 50+ – study

Among those who received a shot, a 90% reduction in COVID morality was observed – 88% among men and 94% among women – compared to those who received only two doses.

Israel hits highest number of COVID cases in weeks

So far, only 21 individuals in Israel have been found infected with the new Omicron variant.

A vial of the Pfizer vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is seen as medical staff are

Three doses of COVID vaccine neutralize Omicron - Pfizer

Previously, a South African research institute claimed that that the Pfizer vaccine only partially protected against the Omicron Coronavirus variant.

Rescue efforts from overseas brings stem cells to COVID patient in Israel

This would not have been possible without the help of many Jewish community members who banded together to help someone whom they had never met.

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Flu, flu, go away: Is coronavirus pushing the flu out of Israel?

As Israel enters its second COVID winter, flu morbidity remains low.

First Israeli Omicron COVID case: ‘I am still weak’

Dr. Elad Maor said he believes that the vaccine protected him from developing serious infection.

Meuhedet CEO: Pandemic allowed us to change, improve health system

While the digital transformation of the Israeli health system began ten years ago, it rapidly gained momentum and became widely accepted with the arrival of the pandemic. 

Vaccine committee recommends COVID shot for recovered kids

The Israeli government is set to continue debate on travel restrictions this week.

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