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Has Israel reached coronavirus herd immunity?

There are three reasons behind Israel still not returning to normal life.

Israeli military says its the first army in the world with herd immunity

Maj.-Gen. Itzik Turgeman, head of the IDF Technological and Logistics Directorate, said that 81% of army personnel have either been vaccinated or recovered from the virus.

11/03/2021

Israeli health fund: Push off green pass until 2 weeks after second jab

"Removing the restrictions on social distancing and applying the green passport on the eighth day after receiving the second vaccine is too early."

Immunai co-founders (from left) Luis Voloch and Noam Solomon

Israel’s Immunai hopes to reprogram immune system with $60m. funding

Immunai is on a mission to reprogram the immune system to advance personalized medicine to better detect, diagnose and treat diseases, company co-founder Noam Solomon told The Jerusalem Post.

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.

By REUTERS
12/01/2021

Fauci says herd immunity could require nearly 90% to get corona vaccine

More than 1 million Americans have received a first dose of a vaccine since Dec. 14, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, or only about 0.3% of the population.

By REUTERS
24/12/2020
Participant takes part in simulation for medical personnel at Sheba Hospital for Pfizer vaccine

Only 24% of Israelis willing to get coronavirus vaccine immediately - poll

Some 23% of Israeli's don't know if the vaccine is safe, 17% think it is not safe, and 6% are sure it is not safe.

A medic of the regional hospital receives Russia's "Sputnik V" vaccine shot against the coronavirus

Coronavirus humoral immunity may decline in months after infection - study

Researchers called for a larger study of humoral immunity, saying that their small study emphasizes the need for further research.

28/11/2020
Nano-vaccine mechanism of action

New study of Ebola may hold answers for long-term COVID-19 immunity

The study, carried out in a joint effort by British and Guinean scientists, is the world's largest and most comprehensive one to date to examine survivors of the Ebola virus.

The coronavirus ICU at Galilee Medical Center

89-year-old Dutch woman dies after reinfected with coronavirus

The patient tested positive for coronavirus a second time, and antibody tests showed that she had no antibodies against the virus. Researchers said they were two different strains of the virus.

14/10/2020
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