Diamond Princess

Oded and Rochela Ofarim from Kibbutz Givat Hashlosha after getting released from the hospital in Jap

Last ‘coronavirus ship’ Israelis to return home

Oded and Rochela Ofarim from Kibbutz Givat Hashlosha have been confirmed healthy.

US tracking ship that may have shared crew with coronavirus-hit ship

"We are tracking at this point a ship that may have shared crew with the Diamond Princess or the Grand Princess," said Mike Pence.

By REUTERS
08/03/2020

American 'coronavirus cruise' passenger alleges receiving threats at home

"There's a lot of unnecessary hysteria out here. And I would just urge everyone to chill a bit, use some common sense," he said.

Yitzhak Biton upon his release from Sheba Medical Center

Sheba releases first 'coronavirus ship' Israeli from quarantine

Biton, 75, the husband of Rachel Biton, who contracted the virus while on the ship and had to spend a week in a military hospital in Japan, returned to Israel earlier this week.

Human testing of coronavirus treatment begins, vaccine prep progresses

The antiviral drug remdesivir, developed for Ebola, is being tested on a patient who was infected with coronavirus on the "Diamond Princess" cruise ship and brought to the US.

First Israeli recovers from coronavirus

Rachel Biton is one of the four Israelis who contracted coronavirus while aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.

Passengers and children stand on the desk of the cruise ship Diamond Princess, as the vessel's passe

Israeli diplomats under coronavirus quarantine in Tokyo

It is still unclear if any of the Israeli embassy officials have the coronavirus.

Japan apologizes after woman who left 'coronavirus cruise' tests positive

The woman in her 60s disembarked the "Diamond Princess" in Yokohama on Wednesday following a two-week quarantine on board, but was found to be positive following another test.

By REUTERS
23/02/2020
Coronavirus quarantine ward at Sheba Hospital in Ramat Gan

Israeli who returned from coronavirus cruise ship tests positive

Sheba doctor: ‘On our end, it is not a big surprise’

British passengers from virus-hit cruise ship due to arrive home

More than 620 passengers on board have been infected with the coronavirus, the most outside mainland China.

By REUTERS
22/02/2020
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