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Ichilov creates service to treat pulmonary fibrosis impacted by COVID-19

In the event of a positive diagnosis, patients will be treated with customized drugs to help ease the disease.

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conferenc

WHO: COVID-19 vaccine roll-out won't achieve herd immunity in 2021

"We won't get back to normal quickly," Dale Fisher, chairman of WHO's Outbreak Alert and Response Network.


Nasal spray to fight COVID begins clinical trials in UK

The nasal spray works by killing the virus in the upper airways, which prevents it from incubating and spreading into the lungs.

10% to 20% of Israelis with corona infected with British mutation

The British mutation has likely spread much more rapidly across the country. It could impact the lockdown timetable.

COVID-19 variants may lead to false negatives with molecular tests - FDA

The FDA, however, said the risk that these mutations will impact overall testing accuracy is low.


Pfizer vaccine appears effective against new coronavirus mutation -study

The mutation could be responsible for greater transmissibility and there had been concern it could also make the virus escape antibody neutralization elicited by the vaccine.

Streets in Israel appear abandoned amid coronavirus lockdown

Medical experts ask gov't to postpone coronavirus lockdown

The council asked for a postponement of several days, in order to reassess the trends in morbidity and mortality rates.

A health care worker prepares a coronavirus vaccine

Could coronavirus mutations render mRNA vaccines irrelevant?

Top vaccine specialist explains how mutations work and why he believes the vaccines will continue to be vital in Israel’s fight against the pandemic

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