Israeli health official: Only epidemic at the moment is coronavirus panic

Rotstein stated that there is little to no chance of the coronavirus becoming an epidemic in the country because, "our system is sharp, and viral diagnoses are made fast."

A worker uses a thermometer to check the temperature of a customer as she enters a Starbucks shop as
Fast food outlets in China ramp up contactless pickup due to coronavirus

McDonald's has implemented contactless pickup and delivery of Big Macs, fries and other menu items across the China as the outbreak has unfolded.

Passengers and children stand on the desk of the cruise ship Diamond Princess, as the vessel's passe
14 Americans evacuated from Japanese cruise ship contract coronavirus

The US State Department added in a statement that these individuals were moved to a specialized containment area for quarantine.

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Pets outfitted with makeshift masks to protect them from coronavirus

Animal lovers have begun sharing pictures of their pets, mostly cats, on social media, most of them wearing makeshift protective gear from surgical masks with eye-holes cut out.

A laser with a magnet employed by Amos Danielli’s team for quick analysis of saliva samples testing
Israeli technology may help drastically reduce coronavirus diagnostic time

The new technology was developed by researchers at Bar Ilan University

Dozens gathered at the Western Wall on February 16, 2020 to pray for those affected by the coronavir
Hundreds pray at Kotel for end to coronavirus

“As Jews, we believe that God has the power to send healing. We are not doctors, but we can pray,” said Rabbi Avi Berman, executive director of the Israeli branch of the Orthodox Union.

Israeli firm ready to assist coronavirus victims with novel drug

The innovative therapy is based on the research of Prof. Dror Mevorach, a senior physician from Hadassah-Hebrew University Hospital.

Three Israelis on ‘Diamond Princess’ cruise ship contract coronavirus

Americans evacuate US passengers from the boat as Israel announces new travel restrictions and flight cancellations.

Ben Gurion International Airport - Terminal 3
Coronavirus outbreak threatens Israeli tourism

"There is drastic decline in bookings for East Asia, and that's understandable – but bookings in general have come to a standstill, even for Passover flights to Verona or Cyprus."

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