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Ganymede is thought to have more water than all of Earth's oceans, but it is trapped deep underneath its frozen crust.
Viruses swap out one of their four base genetic letters for a new fifth, Z, which is an expression of an unexpected genetic evolution.
“The healthcare system is suffocating regardless of the coronavirus, and is only functioning thanks to the dedication of the workers, nurses, doctors and residents. We’ll give oxygen to the system."
Offering vaccination in schools is something the country has done for decades and it has played a key role in maintaining high vaccination rates
ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS: Some indirect connections can be made between climate change and COVID-19, say Israeli researchers.
Immunai is working on developing a new generation of medicine using a combination of artificial intelligence and big data, with the goal of mapping the entire human immune system.
New research by Sheba offers proof that vaccinated individuals with lower level of antibodies are more exposed to breakthrough infections, might be key to understand who should get the third shot.
Great Britain, Cyprus, Turkey and Georgia are supposed to become red countries on Friday, but the committee did not approve the coronavirus cabinet decision.
The plan states that any citizen above the age of 12 - and eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine - requires a certificate in order to enter events hosting 100 people or more in an indoor space.
Stroke is tricky. While its effects are well known, the best course of rehabilitation to return to functionality is still very much a mystery. This rehab lab turns translational science for answers.
The number of new daily cases has surpassed 2,000 for two days in a row and hospital heads say they are starting to feel the results.
A new partnership between AID Genomics and Sonol gas stations will enable citizens to drive into the gas station and for NIS 99 get a COVID-19 PCR test. Results to be delivered within 24 hours.
The kidney from Israel will be brought to Abu Dhabi via a private plane, which will promptly fly back to Israel with another kidney in tow for a separate patient.
A German company, Biontech, is currently developing a vaccine for malaria based on COVID-19 vaccine technology.
Despite the “year of the coronavirus,” compliance with quality indices remained stable across the healthcare system.
A new app called Voiceitt, started by Technion alumni, enables voice programs such as Siri to recognize uncommon speech problems in those with severe speech impediments.
PA Health Minister Mai Alkaila called on Palestinians to get vaccinated and adhere to all preventive measures, such as wearing masks and social distancing.
This is the second group of experts from Israel to travel to the area to assist in the management of the pandemic. A previous delegation spent time in the country in June.
So far, 41% of people under the age of 20 have been vaccinated with at least one dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
The phenomenon happens to 1 in 500,000 cases * The fetus has been removed.
Vaccine efficacy is significantly lower than in March, down to about 80% against serious symptoms and 90% against mortality, compared to over 97% effective against both in prior months.
The positivity rate has continued to rise and now stands at 2.17%, the highest positivity rate since March.
Those who experienced allergic reactions during the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine may be able to tolerate the second dose, according to a new study.
In contrast, several studies have found a significantly negative impact of the virus on sperm parameters.
Health Ministry D-G: Rapid testing system to be fully operative by August 8