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.

 TRAVELERS WALK through Ben-Gurion Airport earlier this year.

Israel approves plan to let in vaccinated tourists starting November 1

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.

Naftali Bennett, Vladimir Putin to meet in Russia tomorrow

A vial of the Pfizer vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is seen as medical staff are vaccinated at Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, Israel

Pfizer vaccine 90% effective in warding off COVID in adolescents

 Knesset Speaker Mickey Levy at the Max Rayne Hand in Hand School which teaches Arab and Jewish students.

Coronavirus: Additional 5 cases of new AY4.2 variant identified in Israel

 CONSTRUCTION SLOWDOWN in Jerusalem?

This week in Jerusalem: Let's build

 No More Memes meme

Memes help cope with COVID stress- study

A mall in Israel opens up after the country's third coronavirus lockdown.

Delta variant ‘descendant’ hits Israel, is it time to panic?

Restarting tourism: Israel welcomes first foreign group since March 2020

Is Israel delaying post-COVID tourism because US doesn't have Green Pass?

 Members of the Knesset Honor Guard, Home Front Command, Firefighters, IDF and Israel's Magen David Adom Emergency Medical Services participate in an emergency drill simulating an earthquake near Ashkelon,  on December 19, 2019.

Israel not prepared for earthquake scenarios

An elderly Israeli is seen receiving the third COVID-19 booster shot at a Clalit clinic in Jerusalem, on August 1, 2021.

Israeli research shows 50-fold jump in antibodies after third shot

 DR. JOHN N. NKENGASONG grew up in Cameroon and has more than 30 years of public health experience.

Meet the man leading the struggle against COVID-19 in Africa

 Young Israeli students with their parents make their way to school and kindergarten in Jerusalem on September 30, 2021.

Is Israel’s ‘Green Class’ COVID program working? The numbers show yes

 The Tyto device in action

IDF buys hundreds of Israeli-made remote COVID-19 testing devices

PFIZER CEO Albert Bourla speaks in a video message in the Jerusalem Post Annual Conference, October 12, 2021

Pfizer’s Bourla defends testing COVID-19 vaccine in Israel at 'Post' conference

 Israel's head of public health Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis is seen speaking at the Jerusalem Post annual conference at the Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem, on October 12, 2021.

COVID: Jabbed US tourists to enter Israel with personal health declaration

 Clarity Capital chief investment officer Eran Peleg is seen speaking at the Jerusalem Post annual conference at the Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem, on October 12, 2021.

What are the emerging financial trends as the world exits the pandemic?

Medical technicians test passengers for COVID-19 at the Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv on March 8, 2021.

Novel AY4.2 COVID Delta variant identified in 11-year-old Israeli

A boy receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at Jerusalem’s Misgav Ladach Hospital on June 6, as Israel began its coronavirus vaccination campaign for 12-to-15 year olds

Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine highly protective in 12-18 age group - CDC

By REUTERS
 Empty beds in the intensive care unit at the Coronavirus ward of Shaare Zedek hospital in Jerusalem on October 14, 2021.

COVID: Israel passes 8,000 deaths. What do we know about them?

 Health worker prepares a Covid-19 vaccine at a temporary Clalit health care center in Jerusalem, September 30, 2021.

If the chickenpox vaccine lasts 20 years, why not the COVID-19 shot?

 The logo of Valneva SE is pictured at the company's headquarters in Saint-Herblain, near Nantes, France, September 13, 2021.

'Our COVID vaccine as good or better than AstraZeneca's' - Valneva

By REUTERS
A vial and sryinge are seen in front of a displayed AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken January 11, 2021

COVID: Israel to give AstraZeneca vaccine to those affected by Pfizer

 Shaare Zedek hospital team members wearing safety gear as they work in the Coronavirus ward of Shaare Zedek hospital in Jerusalem on September 23, 2021.

Everything you need to know about ECMO and COVID-19

By Dr. Liora Berzag Peru/Walla!
 Empty beds in the intensive care unit at the Coronavirus ward of Shaare Zedek hospital in Jerusalem on October 14, 2021.

Coronavirus in Israel: Less than 1,000 new cases in 24 hours

 BMI awards 2021 BMI Prize to Dr. John N. Nkengasong.

Boris Mints Institute to present 2021 BMI Prize to Dr. John N. Nkengasong

Is Israel about to open up after the second national lockdown?

Coronavirus: Israel is reaching herd immunity – Health official

 Health worker prepares a Covid-19 vaccine at a temporary Clalit health care center in Jerusalem, September 30, 2021.

COVID vaccines may protect against other coronaviruses - study

 Mira Ali and her newborn

After nearly dying of COVID, 33-year-old Israeli, new mom goes home

 A man wears an anti-vaccine button as people and teachers protest against New York City mandated vaccines

Coronavirus: How does misinformation spread, and how can we stop it?

 Performers at Mitzvah-land event hosted in Rishon Lezion's Superland on October 11 2021

700 bereaved families celebrate mass bar and bat mitzvahs

By BEN ZION GAD
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