Are mask mandates making a return? The new variant has public health institutions worried

BA.2.86 may be more capable of causing infection in people who were previously infected with COVID-19 or received the COVID-19 vaccine.

Birds living at UCLA were less afraid of humans after lockdown - study

Research from Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev looked into how the birds at the UCLA campus have changed following the COVID-19 lockdown.

CDC 'tracking' new highly-mutated COVID virus found in Israel

The WHO said that, so far, only a few sequences of the variant named BA.2.86 have been reported from a handful of countries.


Man's legs turn purple in unusual long-COVID symptom

A 33-year-old presents purple legs upon standing, revealing a unique long COVID symptom, shedding light on potential implications.


Israeli politics is sick with COVID-era short-term thinking - opinion

The treatment of COVID-19 forced us into making immediate calls, creating unprecedented changes that broke conventions and created new precedents. These are the consequences.


Think you might have COVID? Ask your dog - study

Dogs were found to be faster, more precise, and less expensive when it comes to testing COVID-19 and could have other medical applications too.

COVID variant with 'dozens of mutations' found in Israel

The significance of the variant is still unclear as other heavily mutated variants have often fizzled out.


‘COVID largely responsible for overwhelming deficits in public health funds’

The deficit of the health funds will actually worsen and is expected to lead to a cash flow problem in the fourth quarter of this year.

New COVID variant 'Eris' infects Israelis

The strain was found in 36 countries. Eighteen Israelis have been infected so far.


Social anxiety: Impact of forced lockdowns and isolation

For people with preexisting social anxiety conditions, the return to social life post-COVID is more complicated.

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