coronavirus outbreak

Firas Jabbour (C), founder and CEO of start-up Edunation, a social-learning platform, meets with his
Israeli hi-tech to receive NIS 650 million 'first aid' injection

"It is well understood, even by the Finance Ministry, that the hi-tech industry in Israel holds the key to pulling us out of the economic crisis following the coronavirus pandemic."

Chevra Kadisha workers wearing protective clothes, carry the body of a patient died from complicatio
10 Israelis die in one day, near 7,000 infected, Bnei Brak in lockdown

900 people sick in the haredi city, 4,500 elderly to be evacuated * Worldwide cases surpass 1 million.

An entrance of the Church of the Nativity is seen locked amid coronavirus precautions, in Bethlehem
Palestinian university produces model for inexpensive respirator

Abbas congratulates university on ‘great scientific achievement’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened of a total lockdown as coronavirus infects 2,369 Israel
Coronavirus: Sow hope, not only fear

The public should be mature enough to understand that no government anywhere has a magic wand that can make COVID-19 suddenly disappear. Such an expectation is juvenile.

Coronavirus crisis opens opportunity for shifting Israeli foreign policy

The coronavirus crisis is a strategic crossroads for renewed solidarity, initiatives and cooperation in the regional and international arena.

A medical worker wearing a protective mask and glasses, who treats patients suffering from coronavir
Tommy the robot nurse helps keep Italy doctors safe from coronavirus

More than 4,000 Italian health workers have contracted the virus treating victims in Italy and 66 doctors have died.

Italy sees fewer coronavirus deaths on Wednesday but new cases grow

Italy has registered more deaths than anywhere else in the world and accounts for around 30% of all global fatalities from the virus.

Elon Musk: Tesla to supply FDA-approved ventilators free to hospitals

In America, states hit hard by the pandemic have pleaded with the Trump administration and manufacturers to speed up production of ventilators to cope with a surge in patients.

Coronavirus: Frequently asked questions

"I think that we're going to have a vaccine in the next 12 or 18 months.”

How do I know if I have coronavirus?

“We usually swab from a spot inside the nose or mouth and look for the virus there."

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