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Rats
Rats infect humans with hepatitis, why remains a mystery

A rat strain of hepatitis E is contagious to humans, but no one knows how – and medical examinations worldwide have not been searching for it.

10/05/2020
Ruth Bader-Ginsburg, a progressive icon on the Supreme Court.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg takes part in arguments after treatment

The court's oldest justice has had a host of health issues in recent years.

By REUTERS
06/05/2020
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin talks during a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Nicosi
Rivlin asks Litzman to allow family visits at disability hostels

The president explained that he is concerned that there may be severe psychological implications due to the coronavirus restrictions.

03/05/2020
A man wears a face mask for fear of the coronavirus as he takes the train to Haifa, on March 17, 202
Crisis management in the age of coronavirus

How to deal with the coronavirus crisis from the crisis management outlook

By OPHIR FALK
28/03/2020
PATIENCE IS something I have traditionally had little of.’ (TNS)
When it comes to health, ‘patience is a virtue’

‘If your fever spikes to 100.4° Fahrenheit (38° Celsius), you need to get to the ER right away.'

29/02/2020
A queue for face masks is formed after the first coronavirus case in Manila, Philippines
First coronavirus death outside of China reported in Philippines

The man who died was a companion of a 38-year-old Chinese woman, also from Wuhan, who was the first to test positive for the virus in the Philippines. They arrived from Hong Kong on January 21.

By REUTERS
02/02/2020
Coronavirus evacuations begin as death toll rises at outbreak epicenter

The health commission for Hubei said on Thursday that deaths in the province from the new coronavirus had risen by 37 to 162, while a further 1,032 cases had been detected.

By REUTERS
30/01/2020
Israel warns against all non-essential travel to China

"The health system is organized and ready, and in constant contact with the World Health Organization and health agencies worldwide," the ministry said in a statement.

26/01/2020
WHO to decide coronavirus is an int'l emergency, commends China's efforts

If it does so it will be only the sixth international emergency to be declared in the last decade.

By REUTERS
23/01/2020
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