Coronavirus

Can wearable devices be used to track COVID-19 progression? - study

A University of Michigan study observed the effects of COVID-19 with six factors based on heart rate data.

A TEL AVIV crosswalk this week, with a mix of masked and unmasked pedestrians.

How are Israelis reacting to the end of the mask mandate?

With the mask mandate cancelled, Israel appears to be, for all intents and purposes, back to how it was before March 2020 and the outbreak of the pandemic.

Mask mandate cancellation comes into effect in Israel

The Health Ministry reported some 2,460 new coronavirus cases on Saturday evening.

Uncomfortable flying without a mask mandate? Some airlines may refund your ticket

If flying without a mask mandate makes you nervous, some airlines will offer you a refund but others won't give you a break unless you have a refundable ticket.

By HUGO MARTIN/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS
23/04/2022
Passengers at the Departure hall at the Ben Gurion Airport, near Tel Aviv on December 14, 2020.

The skies are open: How many Israelis traveled in March 2022?

The number of departures was several times higher than the figures for March 2020 and 2021, and slightly lower than the figure for March 2019.

By YAIR ASSAF-SHAPIRA
20/04/2022

A portable, fast COVID test can differentiate variants, researchers say

The novel findings build on the Illinois researchers previous developments, which allowed samples to bypass the laboratory.

COVID-19: Lukashenko unveils Belarus-made Sputnik Light vaccine

The vaccine is hailed as a single-dose vaccine and is approved in 30 countries. But widespread acceptance of it and Sputnik V has ground to a halt after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

The end of pandemic flight bargains? Air travel costs surging with more to come

Multiple air travel experts say the worst is still to come. After two years of COVID crushing our travel plans, consumer demand is now high.

By ELIYAHU KAMISHER/THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS
17/04/2022

COVID-19 in Israel: Downward trend continues, 4,704 new cases

Positivity rate is at 8.4% • Number of daily hospitalizations decreased this week • Death toll stands at 10,612

This Passover, Israel has much to be thankful for - opinion

Of course, dayenu does not mean that Israel is satisfied and sitting on its laurels. It aspires to more.

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