The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is spreading around the world, including in Israel. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties, but the virus can be fatal. To help maintain the virus, Israel has implemented a number of restrictions on the public.

China study warns of 'colossal' COVID outbreak if it opens up like US, France

Peking University mathematicians found that China could face more than 630,000 COVID-19 infections a day if it lifted its travel curbs.


Omicron variant: Israel’s new COVID travel rules made simple

The coronavirus cabinet passed a series of new measures. Here is everything you need to know:

Dangerous Omicron variant shows why global vaccination matters

Despite repeated warnings from the WHO, rich countries have continued chasing after vaccines while poor- and middle-income countries are left behind.

Why is the new coronavirus variant called 'Omicron'?

In choosing a name for the variant, the World Health Organization skipped two letters of the Greek alphabet, Nu and Xi. Here is why.

  Sonovia' SonoMask

COVID Omicron variant: How to stay safe if you have to travel

Sonovia’s SonoMask proven more than 99% effective against all previous variants. Company expects it to work against Omicron, too. 

I overcame fear and vaccinated my children against COVID - three reasons

If COVID-19 has taught us anything it is that we must live for today because you never know what tomorrow will bring.

Omicron COVID variant: Countries place travel restrictions on Africa

South Africa said that imposing restrictions on travelers from the country because of a newly identified COVID-19 variant Omicron was unjustified.

A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine" sticker and a medical syr

Novavax developing vaccine that targets new COVID-19 variant

The company has said it is on track to file for US approval by the end of the year. It has also filed for approvals with the European Medicines Agency as well as in Canada.


What is the new COVID Omicron variant? Here’s what we know

The South African coronavirus variant known as Omicron or B.1.1.529 is raising red flags worldwide. 

 A coin representing the bitcoin cryptocurrency is seen on computer circuit boards in this illustrat

COVID-19: Bitcoin tumbles as new variant sees riskier assets dumped

Bitcoin, the largest digital currency, fell as much as 7.8% to $54,377, its lowest since Oct. 12.

Load more
Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use and privacy policy