Virus

HEALTH & SCIENCE
New virus named after indigenous goddess discovered in Brazil

Named after the Tupi water-goddess, Yara, 90% of the genes comprising the virus were previously unknown.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
11/02/2020
Did The Simpsons predict the coronavirus outbreak?

The season four episode shows Asian characters sneezing, spreading some sort of virus, and Homer and other characters getting affected by this very virus.

By DEBORAH DAHAN
03/02/2020
MDA checking passengers returning from China at Ben-Gurion Airport

Magan David Adom is performs medical checks on passengers as they arrive into Israel from China.

By DEBORAH DAHAN
03/02/2020
Coronavirus: Hubei province in China reports rise in deaths to 294

Hubei has been under virtual quarantine for the last week

By REUTERS
02/02/2020
Hong Kong researchers develop vaccine for coronavirus – Report

It is estimated that clinical trials on humans won't begin for about a year.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
30/01/2020
Australia scientists claim first re-creation of coronavirus outside China

The Australia-grown virus sample would allow detection of the virus in patients who had not shown symptoms, as well as contributing to the creation of a vaccine, the institute said.

By REUTERS
29/01/2020
Thousands of Israelis currently in China, could coronavirus come here?

Health Ministry warns that while no patients suffering from coronavirus were found in the country, “it could happen any day.”

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
28/01/2020
Chinese man, Israeli woman, taken to hospital for suspected coronavirus

An Israeli woman in her 60s was admitted to Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center on Sunday after returning to the country from China.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
27/01/2020
A map of the deadly Coronavirus outbreaks
Coronavirus spreads - interactive map

Thousands of people are thought to have been infected in China and around the world.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
28/01/2020
Doctor treating coronavirus patients succumbs to virus

The virus has killed 42 people in China and infected over a thousand.

By REUTERS
25/01/2020
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