Study: Dementia gene may raise risk of severe coronavirus

Those with two copies of a genetic mutation at more than double the risk of severe COVID-19 than those with two copies of a different gene.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 9:41 AM

WHO suspends clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine

World Health Organization temporarily suspends clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine as treatment for COVID-19 as a precautionary measure.Ben Ariel, Tuesday, 12:04 AM

Watch: Israeli mother enters MRI machine with infant

In groundbreaking event, mother enters MRI machine with six-month-old infant, eliminating need for anesthesia.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 12:47 PM

CDC: Coronavirus death rate likely just 0.26%

CDC revises estimates for coronavirus death rate down to roughly a quarter of a percent. But virus remains deadlier than the flu.David Rosenberg, Monday, 8:49 AM

Dershowitz defends compulsory coronavirus vaccine remarks

US constitutional lawyer: 'If you refuse to be vaccinated, state has power to take you to doctor's office and plunge needle into your arm.'Mordechai Sones, Friday, 1:19 PM

Sun, snakes, & scorpions: Staying safe this summer

Hadassah hospital's Dr. Assaf speaks with Arutz Sheva on how to protect yourself from outdoor hazards.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 11:51 AM

Israeli researchers: Hearts that drum together beat together

Group drumming stimulates behavioral and physiological synchronization that contributes to ability to cooperate, Bar-Ilan U. study finds.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 1:55 PM

CDC reversal: 'Coronavirus "doesn't spread easily" on surfaces'

CDC releases more guidelines on reopening; former acting CDC director Dr. Richard Besser weighs in.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 1:29 PM

Global coronavirus cases surpass five million

Latin America overtakes the United States and Europe to report the largest portion of new daily cases globally.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 2:35 AM

Cutting edge tech at EcoMotion 2020 week

Arizona Commerce Authority and Arizona Israel Trade and Investment Office partner with EcoMotion to develop new opportunities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2020, 8:44 PM

Fear in Europe: Second coronavirus wave only a matter of time

Dr. Andrea Ammon, director of the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention, warns not to celebrate end of coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2020, 8:26 PM

Israeli inventors make face mask with slot for eating in public

New face mask invented in Israel lets people eat in public 'like Pac-Man' while keeping mask on.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/20/2020, 7:25 AM

Is the train of the future already here?

At over 1,000 miles per hour, is it possible that the train of the future is coming to us soon?Menachem Roth, 5/19/2020, 8:54 PM

Israeli hospitals use UVC lamps to sanitize corona patient rooms

Special UVC lamps now employed by Israeli hospitals to sanitize hospital rooms used by coronavirus patients.i24NEWS, 5/19/2020, 2:51 PM

29 new cases of coronavirus in Israel over last 24 hours

16,650 total coronavirus cases reported in Israel since pandemic began. Number of patients on respirators falls below 40.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2020, 1:43 PM

How one start-up processed 85% of Israel's COVID-19 testing

No government contract here - how Hylabs came to dominate the coronavirus testing market.i24NEWS, 5/18/2020, 9:27 PM

Corona Cocoon: Inclusion icon shares her quarantine practices

Shlomit Grayevsky, Director of ALEH Jerusalem, shares her quarantine practices, and explains why coronavirus is different than past viruses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 2:16 PM

Jerusalem: The capital of the start-up nation

102% growth in number of Jerusalem-based technology companies since 2012.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 2:10 PM

Can you catch COVID-19 from surfaces? Israeli study may tell us

Israeli doctors and researchers team up to find out whether coronavirus can be contracted from surfaces. Here are partial results.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 10:43 AM

Jerusalem College of Technology launches online 'Beit Midrash'

Faceing coronavirus restrictions, Jerusalem College of Technology unveils online Beit Midrash to foster interaction in a virtual environmentArutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 10:15 AM

New research shows some people may be immune to COVID-19

Research shows large segments of the population may be immune to COVID-19 - possibly due to exposure to other viruses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2020, 10:49 PM

'US is first in line for vaccine'

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi vows US will be 'first in line' in receiving coronavirus vaccine, sparking criticism.Y. Rabinovitz, 5/15/2020, 2:10 PM

Number of active coronavirus cases in Israel continues to fall

After nearly three months since first fatality, coronavirus death toll inches upwards to 266, as recoveries continue to outpace infections.David Rosenberg, 5/15/2020, 12:19 PM

Israeli researchers file patent for 8 coronavirus antibodies

'You're making Israel very proud.' Israel Institute for Biological Research completes patent application for 8 coronavirus antibodies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2020, 11:18 AM

Expert: Coronavirus vaccine could be approved early next year

European Medicines Agency says a vaccine for COVID-19 might even be approved in early 2021 in a “best-case scenario”.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2020, 5:12 AM

WHO: The coronavirus may never go away

World Health Organization officials say that populations around the world may have to learn to live with COVID-19 long term.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2020, 3:56 AM

'GOD TV' apologizes

Broadcasting Council threatens to close channel over missionary content. Despite apology, videos online present channel's intentionsArutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2020, 4:18 PM

Adult coronavirus patient suffers rare heart complication

In unprecedented case, adult coronavirus patient suffers multi-system inflammation and heart damage seen only in pediatric COVID-19 cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2020, 2:59 PM

MDA stands in solidarity with coronavirus victims

Magen David Adom holds international solidarity event for communities affected by coronavirus around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2020, 7:50 PM

Confirmed: Loss of smell and taste linked to COVID-19

Global survey of 4,000 coronavirus patients supports link between COVID-19 and loss of smell and taste.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 10:03 AM

Decline in coronavirus pandemic in Israel continues

Number of active coronavirus cases in Israel falls to lowest level since March, with just 24 new cases in 24 hours.David Rosenberg, 5/10/2020, 8:54 PM

Study: 'Socioeconomic aspects of coronavirus infection rates'

Shoresh Institution policy brief suggests "middle ground" between "overall shutdown" and "selective shutdown."Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2020, 2:59 PM

Iranian hackers target coronavirus drugmaker Gilead

Hackers linked to Iran targeted staff at company behind the experimental drug remdesivir which is said to help some coronavirus patients.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/8/2020, 11:16 PM

Guidelines for a safe reunion with your grandparents

Prof. Itamar Grotto, deputy Director-General of the Health Ministry, gives his recommendations for keeping families safe.Professor Itamar Grotto, 5/8/2020, 1:06 PM

Everyone must wear a mask. But which kind?

Dr. Ben Fox speaks with Arutz Sheva, explaining which kinds of masks are most effective and which should be avoided - and how to wear them.Yoni Kempinski, 5/8/2020, 12:36 PM

'All the models showed tens of thousands of deaths in Israel'

'Our main concern was that people wouldn't adhere to the guidelines,' says Health Ministry Director-General Bar Siman Tov.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/8/2020, 12:00 PM

This 107-year-old survived both the Spanish flu and coronavirus

She survived the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic and COVID-19. What is this 107-year-old’s secret?Ben Harris, JTA, 5/7/2020, 10:41 PM

'This is Israel's Manhattan Project in war on the coronavirus'

Israeli breakthrough with coronavirus antibodies is major step forward in fight against the pandemic, says Defense Minister Naftali Bennett.Defense Min. Naftali Bennett, 5/7/2020, 6:59 PM

'Every breakthrough is a big step towards victory'

Israeli researchers develop 'Shalom Corona antibody' designed to neutralize the coronavirus. President Rivlin lauds 'breakthrough'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2020, 4:56 PM

Facebook appoints 'Free speech panel'

Social media giant announces identity members of supervisory board for free speech policy including former Israeli Justice Ministry directorArutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2020, 10:49 PM

MDA ambulances maintain 8-minute average response during corona

Analysis finds MDA able to maintain 8-minute average response time throughout Israel, roughly equal to its response prior to coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2020, 7:24 PM

Israel confirms breakthrough in coronavirus antibody research

Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) makes major breakthrough in fight against coronavirus.i24NEWS, 5/6/2020, 6:57 PM

Health Ministry comes out against disposable gloves

Disposable gloves may spread disease, not prevent it, Health Ministry letter says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2020, 5:49 PM

Does Israel have 'herd immunity' - or is a 2nd wave inevitable?

Israel to collect 100,000 blood samples to see if Israelis have developed 'herd immunity', making second wave of coronavirus unlikely.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2020, 9:32 AM

Airbnb to lay off 25% of employees

Airbnb announces nearly 1,900 employees will be let go worldwide due to the coronavirus pandemic.Ben Ariel, 5/6/2020, 1:09 AM

Intel purchases Israeli startup Moovit

Intel buys Israeli urban mobility startup Moovit for $900 million.Elad Benari, 5/5/2020, 5:39 AM

Significant breakthrough in finding antibody to coronavirus

Defense Minister visits Israel Institute for Biological Research, presented with antibody that attacks the virus and can neutralize it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2020, 11:08 PM

New no-contact coronavirus testing stations: No need for gear

Leumit Health Services and the IDF develop innovative coronavirus testing unit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2020, 9:46 AM

3,166 coronavirus test swabs taken at MDA station in Jerusalem

Special coronavirus test collection station operated in Jerusalem helps residents deposit swabs to see if they have coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2020, 3:37 PM

'I would not send my children back to school'

Former Health Ministry Director-General explains why the education system is not yet ready for schools to reopen.Ben Ariel, 5/1/2020, 6:40 AM

Neurofeedback tech easing the mind during coronavirus pandemic

Remote neurofeedback therapy helps patients receive treatment at home amid coronavirus closures.i24NEWS, 5/1/2020, 5:53 AM

How Israeli tech is helping tourism in the era of coronavirus

I24NEWS sits down with Henry Chen Weinstein, founder of Travel Tech Nation to discuss tourism during the coronavirus pandemic.i24NEWS, 5/1/2020, 1:34 AM

Jay Leno and other celebrities to lead event for United Hatzalah

Team of int'l celebrities to put on virtual event to honor first responders and support United Hatzalah efforts against coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2020, 10:29 AM

€50 million loan from EIB to Israeli company Pluristem

Pluristem is a regenerative medicine company with a focus on novel biological products.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2020, 9:47 AM

Coronavirus drug proves effective against virus, company says

Biotech company Gilead Sciences says government study shows its remdesivir drug helps patients recover from coronavirus faster.Gary Willig, 4/29/2020, 6:30 PM

As Sweden's death rate rises, the country defends its policies

'I don't think their policies are the right ones,' Bill Gates said of Sweden. But Swedes aren't listening. Analysis.Y. Rabinovitz, 4/29/2020, 9:14 AM

Could a heartburn drug be the solution to coronavirus?

New York researchers study whether famotidine, the active ingredient in Pepcid, can treat for coronavirus. 'Do not do this at home.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 10:40 AM