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Israeli researchers explain how they are healing the world with precision

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What is the new inflammatory syndrome infecting children after COVID-19?

According to WHO, its features are similar to those of Kawasaki disease and toxic shock syndrome.

A man is tested for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a Los Angeles fire department testing station
Coronavirus antibody test with 99% success rate approved for use in Europe

The company has said it is expecting to ship millions of the lab-based tests throughout the continent by the end of May.

01/05/2020
Buildings closed due to coronavirus at risk of Legionnaires' disease

Public health experts are urging landlords across the globe to carefully re-open buildings to prevent outbreaks of the severe, sometimes lethal, form of pneumonia.

By REUTERS
28/04/2020
Coronavirus travels 13 feet in the air, new study finds

An earlier study by MIT gave the virus the travel range of 23-37 feet, which the top US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci slammed as "misleading."

12/04/2020
People wearing protective face masks use a smartphone on a street amid coronavirus (COVID-19) concer
Can a mask protect me from coronavirus?

Although face masks reduce the likelihood of transmission by blocking the most common entryways of the virus, there are several reasons why they do not completely prevent infection.

By ALEXANDRA MARKUS HUTZ , JAMIE MAGRILL
07/04/2020
When the Spanish Flu arrived in the Land of Israel

The pandemic known as the Spanish flu spread across the world in the early 20th century, reaching the Land of Israel as well; we took a look back at the news reports of the day

By AMIT NAOR / NATIONAL LIBRARY OF ISRAEL
23/03/2020
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the press about the coronavirus outbreak, March 8, 2020
Benjamin Netanyahu may quarantine all travelers who enter Israel

39 Israelis have been diagnosed with coronavirus. The Health Ministry clarifies that all Israelis who attended AIPAC and returned after March 5 must enter home isolation.

A swab to be used for testing novel coronavirus
Up to 100 people exposed to coronavirus at Maryland shiva call

A confirmed coronavirus case visited the shiva at a retirement community in the county known as The Village on February 28 before getting diagnosed, exposing all the attendees to the virus.

Coronavirus cases surge across US as Americans face looming outbreak

At least 57 new coronavirus cases were confirmed nationwide on Thursday alone as the virus struck for the first time in Colorado, Maryland, Tennessee and Texas, as well as the city of San Francisco.

By REUTERS
06/03/2020
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