coronavirus outbreak

Robert Kraft sends Patriots plane to acquire Chinese masks for hospitals

Kraft and his son Jonathan also agreed to pay $2 million, or approximately half the cost of the masks, according to the report.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
03/04/2020
Downtown Los Angeles.
Neiman Marcus advances bankruptcy preparations -sources

Neiman Marcus Group is stepping up preparations to seek bankruptcy protection, after the coronavirus pandemic forced the debt-laden US luxury department store chain to close its stores.

By REUTERS
03/04/2020
Peru, Panama limit men and women to alternate days out to stall virus

Peru and Panama both started on Thursday limiting the times men and women can leave their homes in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

By REUTERS
03/04/2020
Americans urged to wear masks outside as coronavirus pandemic worsens

The Trump administration appeared to join local officials on Thursday in advising Americans to wear masks when venturing out during the still-exploding coronavirus pandemic.

By REUTERS
03/04/2020
PM Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with European leaders about coronavirus, March 2020
World powers turn to Israel for coronavirus pandemic leadership example

We went from passing out fliers and hanging election banners to in-home isolations, Zoom conference calls and early Passover cleaning.

Jewish doctor urges Israel to follow his off-label coronavirus treatment

While some anecdotal studies indicated that these drugs might be effective, other doctors have criticized Dr. Zelenko’s protocol, saying that more research is needed.

New study finds that cats can catch coronavirus, but dogs cannot

The study concluded that cats, as well as ferrets, were susceptible and could catch as well as transmit COVID-19, while dogs, pigs, chickens and ducks cannot.

02/04/2020
Coronavirus: What do new questions about WHO and China cases mean?

The question about infection rates has plagued analysts of the data that the WHO and China have presented since January.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he delivers a speech at his Jerusalem office,
With Netanyahu in quarantine, how does the government work?

The Knesset has a different challenge – it doesn’t allow remote voting. MKs cannot call in their votes or leave a note or have someone vote in their place.

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