Coronavirus

COVID-19: Omicron variant did not wipe out Delta, it could return - study

While the Delta virus wiped out the variants that preceded it, Omicron has not eliminated Delta, according to a new study from Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

COVID's new Omicron sub-lineages can dodge immunity from past infection - study

"Based on neutralization escape, BA.4 and BA.5 have the potential to result in a new infection wave," the study said.

By REUTERS
01/05/2022

Large-scale study identifies severe COVID-19 risk groups

From the elderly to the poor, researchers found several specific groups that are at a higher risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19.

Pfizer says COVID-19 drug Paxlovid fails to prevent infection of household members

The trial enrolled 3,000 adults who were household contacts exposed to an individual who was experiencing symptoms and had recently tested positive for COVID-19.

By REUTERS
30/04/2022

Is an Israeli murderer the new Elizabeth Holmes? - opinion

The cold-blooded murderer, who was recently released from the medium-security Ma’asiyahu Prison after serving 25 years of a 30-year sentence, has become the great hope of the medical community.

28/04/2022

Jerusalem: How is Israel's capital 55 years since the Six Day War?

The capital of Israel is also often considered as the laboratory of the country, as new trends or changes happening in it usually indicate what will happen within a decade in the rest of the country.

28/04/2022
An elderly woman suffers from PTSD. [illustrative]

Severe COVID-19 increases risk of PTSD for family members- study

Researchers say visitation restrictions implemented during the pandemic may have caused a "second public health crisis."

505 days of infection: longest COVID-19 case revealed

In a conference, UK researchers described the case of the patient in question, now deceased, and findings on the development of new variants.

COVID-19: Israel's mask mandate is over, but what do doctors think?

As Israel lifts indoor mask mandate, medical experts still disagree on their effectiveness.

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
25/04/2022

COVID-19 slowed down Israel's business sector - study

National Insurance Institute report highlights ways the pandemic made business bad in Israel.

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