coronavirus outbreak

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he delivers a speech at his Jerusalem office,
Netanyahu says public should celebrate Passover, Easter, Ramadan alone

Government approved new set of restrictions * Another Israeli succumbs to COVID-19 * Despite suspicion, Netanyahu tests negative for coronavirus

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz poses for a photo during his meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mi
Saudi king will cover treatment for citizens with coronavirus

The kingdom has taken drastic steps to contain the disease, halting international flights, closing most public places and imposing a partial curfew.

By REUTERS
30/03/2020
Medical workers in protective suits treat patients suffering with coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Coronavirus: The truth about Israel's ventilators

Medical personnel are concerned that Israel could soon look like Italy or Spain.

Jack Ma Foundation donates medical supplies from China to Israel

Two shipments departed from Shanghai, China and arrived in Tel Aviv earlier this week.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
30/03/2020
A Palestinian worker makes a protective suit at a factory amid concerns over the spread of the coron
Six more Palestinians have tested positive for coronavirus

With 115 confirmed coronavirus cases, Palestinian health officials express optimism

Coronavirus: Israeli billionaire to donate NIS 10m. to hospitals, NGO

The Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv, the Ichilov Hospital, and the Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa will each receive NIS 3m and the Israel NGO Latet will receive NIS 1m.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
30/03/2020
Prominent Serbian Orthodox Church bishop dies of coronavirus

Bishop Milutin Knezevic, 71, and two other priests from the Valjevo diocese tested positive for coronavirus last week.

By REUTERS
30/03/2020
EU urges UK to extend Brexit talks due to coronavirus outbreak

Trade negotiations have ground to a halt due to the pandemic, with both UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his health minister testing positive for COVID-19.

By REUTERS
30/03/2020
An employee of German biopharmaceutical company CureVac, demonstrates research workflow on a vaccine
Johnson & Johnson to start coronavirus vaccine human trials in September

The announcement was part of a $1 billion deal made with the US government to create the manufacturing capacity for 1 billion vaccine doses.

By REUTERS
31/03/2020
Medical equipment that will be used to repair the defective CT machine in the European Gaza Hospital
COGAT coordinates restoration of CT machine in Gaza

The hospital provides medical treatment for dozens of patients daily.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
30/03/2020
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