The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is spreading around the world, including in Israel. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties, but the virus can be fatal. To help maintain the virus, Israel has implemented a number of restrictions on the public.

'Israelis were left without insurance during the coronavirus crisis'

According to Isaac, during the pandemic, a problem arose because Israeli companies stopped operating, yet insurance agents wanted to sell policies issued by international companies to cover travel.


Cancer diagnoses lag after screenings fall during COVID pandemic - study

Diagnoses of breast, cervical and colorectal cancers dropped by roughly 6% to 7% between 2019 and 2020 and by an additional 5% to 6% between 2020 and 2021.


Did tourism in Jerusalem recover over the High Holy Days?

During the months of September and October, the streets of Jerusalem were full of visitors – tourists from abroad, pilgrims and families of Israelis who returned to visit the capital.


Can this eye-disease drug help stop COVID-19? New study thinks so

The FDA-approved drug Verteporfin may be able to stop the replication of SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, by blocking YAP activity and allowing the Hippo pathway to work.


How did doctors cure this man who had COVID-19 for over a year?

Researchers used several treatments to try to save a seriously ill 59-year-old man in August this year who had been infected since 2020. However, none worked.

Long-COVID treatment effective for lingering effects - US-Israeli study

An international group of 3,762 participants from 56 countries identified 203 symptoms in 10 organ systems that persisted at least four weeks after a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19.

Israel supplied with faulty COVID-19 masks, legal document shows

According to the counterclaim, MGM and TAR committed to providing anti-coronavirus masks meeting specific parameters specified in a public tender bidding process which they won.

COVID-19: When your pandemic outdoor minyan folds up - opinion

While obviously ecstatic that COVID has been tamed, I’m saddened that this minyan – a positive outgrowth of the plague – is being shut down.


Current common COVID-19 symptoms are harder to distinguish from colds

While the symptoms are similar for most people all over the world, there are some subtle differences between vaccinated and unvaccinated people.

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Have a toxic workplace? It may harm physical, mental health - report

A new US surgeon general report points out how much a toxic workplace can harm the physical and mental health of workers and proposed a framework to fix it.

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