Magen David Adom medics staff a special coronavirus hotline
Israel's MDA to treat coronavirus patients with new 'passive vaccine'

This assumes that those who have recovered from COVID-19 have developed special anti-virus proteins or antibodies in their plasma, which could therefore help sick patients cope with the disease.

MIGAL researchers working vigorously to find a new coronavirus vaccine
Novel coronavirus vaccine being tested on rodents in Israel

The institute's director told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the vaccine was being readied for testing in animals.

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.

Israeli scientist's shrimp antiviral could be adapted for coronavirus

The project is one of the several emergency projects that are the focus of around the clock work by 20 different labs at Technion-Institute of Technology

A medical team performing Alpha Tau treatment
Coronavirus treatment other than vaccines may be available soon

Vaccine expected to take 12 to 18 months, other therapies likely available much sooner, scientists say

Who is leading the race to develop the coronavirus vaccine?

Though regulatory processes and bureaucratic barriers are likely to be expedited, including the acceleration of clinical trials in humans, the world will need to be patient.

TEST TUBE with coronavirus label is seen at the end of January.
Israeli company Kamada working on ‘passive vaccine’ for coronavirus

Kamada has announced that they have started to work on developing a blood-plasma derived treatment against the virus.

MIGAL researchers working vigorously to find a new coronavirus vaccine
Iranian cleric denies approving use of coronavirus vaccine from Israel

The ayatollah's office denied the report, stressing that "The Q&A on the subject never took place, and it is absolutely fake news."

A medical technologist tests a respiratory panel at Northwell Health Labs
Health Ministry approves experimental treatments for coronavirus

Usually, the Health Ministry approves treatments through a long process that can last up to a year or longer.

New Technion study identifies factors used when trusting vaccine info

The World Health Organization considers vaccine hesitancy – the reluctance or outright refusal to use vaccines despite how readily available they are – as one of the top 10 global health threats.

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