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Health Min. Director: Hard to believe morbidity will drop to 0

Health Min. Director: Hard to believe morbidity will drop to 0

Prof. Hezi Levi says success of vaccination campaign does not remove need for caution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2021, 6:16 PM
Health Ministry: New Israeli-born coronavirus mutation discovered

Health Ministry: New Israeli-born coronavirus mutation discovered

Israel's Health Ministry announces discovery of new COVID-19 mutation - born and bred in Israel. 181 people are already infected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2021, 1:50 PM
Health Ministry: We need millions more coronavirus vaccines

Health Ministry: We need millions more coronavirus vaccines

Health Ministry warns Israel needs millions more doses of coronavirus vaccines, contradicting claims of plenty.Orly Harari, 3/30/2021, 1:04 PM
New report shows China still not certain where COVID-19 comes from

New report shows China still not certain where COVID-19 comes from

New report by Chinese, WHO, scientists says possibility COVID-19 escaped from lab is 'extremely unlikely.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2021, 12:00 PM
For the first time since the start of the pandemic, Israel has no 'red' cities

For the first time since the start of the pandemic, Israel has no 'red' cities

Infection coefficient, number of active coronavirus cases, drop, as number of positive tests and patients on ventilators rise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2021, 10:24 AM
Dr. Fauci under fire after taking credit for coronavirus

Dr. Fauci under fire after taking credit for coronavirus

Watch: Fox News on Dr. Anthony Fauci's case after he seems to take credit for Operation Warp Speed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2021, 9:19 AM
Trump blasts top COVID-19 advisers

Trump blasts top COVID-19 advisers

Former President fires back after Fauci and Birx criticized him in interview: Two self-promoters trying to reinvent history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2021, 6:06 AM
Pregnant woman, unborn child die of COVID

Pregnant woman, unborn child die of COVID

45-year-old woman in 9th month of pregnancy and her unborn baby die at Soroka Hospital in Be'er Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2021, 5:45 PM
First time in 1.5 years: Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky visits the Western Wall

First time in 1.5 years: Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky visits the Western Wall

Leading haredi rabbi arrives at the Western Wall - for the first time since the start of the coronavirus outbreak.Ben Shaul, 3/29/2021, 3:36 PM
Blue and White: 'Likud are the last who should be giving lectures'

Blue and White: 'Likud are the last who should be giving lectures'

Likud, Blue and White, trade barbs after DM Gantz cancels government meeting, delaying signing of contracts for additional vaccines.Hezki Baruch, 3/29/2021, 2:57 PM
Prof. Nachman Ash: 'Entire world is going after the vaccines, they're in short supply'

Prof. Nachman Ash: 'Entire world is going after the vaccines, they're in short supply'

Coronavirus czar urges passage of budget for coronavirus vaccines, additional pandemic-related issues. 'Vaccine market is very complex.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2021, 12:32 PM
Number of new coronavirus cases drops to less than 200

Number of new coronavirus cases drops to less than 200

Less than 200 new coronavirus cases, over 200 coronavirus patients on ventilators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2021, 11:11 AM
Live: Priestly Blessing at the Western Wall

Live: Priestly Blessing at the Western Wall

Preparations underway for thousands of worshippers arriving at the Western Wall Plaza during Passover.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2021, 8:30 AM
Fewer than 10,000 active cases of COVID in Israel

Fewer than 10,000 active cases of COVID in Israel

Number of hospitalized coronavirus patients falls to 669, including 468 seriously-ill patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2021, 8:24 PM
Fewer than 700 COVID patients in hospitals

Fewer than 700 COVID patients in hospitals

Number of seriously ill coronavirus patients continues to fall, dropping to 470, with 1.3% of COVID tests coming back positive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2021, 10:27 AM
Pfizer testing vaccine in younger children

Pfizer testing vaccine in younger children

Children as young as 6 months old receive initial shot of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine as part of a pediatric trial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2021, 4:41 AM
Canadian COVID experts warn of 'breakthrough infections'

Canadian COVID experts warn of 'breakthrough infections'

Canadians experts say there is a chance that some may become infected with COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated.Dan Verbin, 3/25/2021, 11:45 PM
Bloomberg: Israel now among most 'COVID-Safe' places in the world

Bloomberg: Israel now among most 'COVID-Safe' places in the world

Successful vaccination campaign puts Israel among 5 safest places in the world for COVID according to new ranking.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2021, 10:22 PM
International team investigating origins of COVID-19 close to submitting report

International team investigating origins of COVID-19 close to submitting report

Four theories are being discussed as to the origins and spread of the COVID-19 virus, which has killed an estimated 2.7 million worldwide.Dan Verbin, 3/25/2021, 6:20 PM
Leading Hamas official Barghouti dies of COVID-19

Leading Hamas official Barghouti dies of COVID-19

Omar Barghouti, Hamas leader who spent 27 years in prison and whose sons murdered Israelis, dies ahead of PA elections.Gary Willig, 3/25/2021, 3:35 PM
Were some vaccines created better than others?

Were some vaccines created better than others?

Vox tries to determine which Corona vaccine currently available on the market is most effective for dealing with the disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2021, 1:58 PM
Why are there more Covid diagnoses among young people in Brazil?

Why are there more Covid diagnoses among young people in Brazil?

Experts struggle to explain why there appears to be an increase in severe sickness and death among younger people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2021, 11:30 AM
US surpasses 30 million cases of COVID-19

US surpasses 30 million cases of COVID-19

New cases per day have decreased from their peak in January, but positivity totals remain high.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2021, 5:44 AM
New coronavirus variant detected in India

New coronavirus variant detected in India

New variant found in India has two mutations in the spiky protein that the virus uses to fasten itself to cells.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2021, 4:44 AM
Stress eating in response to COVID? Religious belief may help

Stress eating in response to COVID? Religious belief may help

A study showed that COVID stress related weight gain was not present among deeply religious people. There are multiple reasons. Analysis.Dr. Steven Pirutinsky, 3/24/2021, 5:42 PM
Pfizer's oral COVID-19 drug enters early trials

Pfizer's oral COVID-19 drug enters early trials

Pfizer's oral COVID-19 antiviral therapy drug could be given to patients at the first sign of infection, the drug maker said on Tuesday.Dan Verbin, 3/23/2021, 10:31 PM
Mahane Yehuda Market comes back to life after a year of COVID

Mahane Yehuda Market comes back to life after a year of COVID

Head of Mahane Yehuda market merchants association describes difficult year in which vendors were not allowed to open.Hezki Baruch, 3/23/2021, 4:45 PM
Flights reopen from Israel to Greece and Cyprus

Flights reopen from Israel to Greece and Cyprus

Greece announced it would allow entry of 10,000 Israelis a week with no need for COVID testing or quarantine upon arrival.Nissan Tzur, 3/23/2021, 3:54 PM
Greece lifts limit on maximum number of Israeli visitors

Greece lifts limit on maximum number of Israeli visitors

Greece agrees to recognize Israeli vaccination certificate, lifts limit on the number of Israelis allowed to enter the country weekly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2021, 2:53 PM
Germany: New coronavirus lockdown over Easter

Germany: New coronavirus lockdown over Easter

Lockdown extends general lockdown measures until mid-April, announces tight lockdown over Easter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2021, 1:22 PM
Number of seriously ill COVID patients drops below 500

Number of seriously ill COVID patients drops below 500

6,114 deaths reported since beginning of pandemic. Number of active cases continues to fall sharply, with hospitalizations falling to 764.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2021, 1:14 PM
Greece to recognize Israeli vaccination certificate

Greece to recognize Israeli vaccination certificate

Greek Minister of Tourism informs Israeli ambassador that the government decided to approve the entry of Israelis who have been vaccinated.Nitsan Keidar, 3/23/2021, 2:59 AM
Israeli medical official says 'PA Arabs learning from Israel's medical advances'

Israeli medical official says 'PA Arabs learning from Israel's medical advances'

Israeli hospitals are helping the PA's vaccination drive - despite claims of racism and 'Vaccine Apartheid' by the PA.ILTV, 3/22/2021, 10:57 PM
Assemblyman threatened by Cuomo: 'This is about taking on most powerful politician in NY'

Assemblyman threatened by Cuomo: 'This is about taking on most powerful politician in NY'

Democratic Assemblyman Ron Kim demands answers for nursing home victims, alleges Gov. Cuomo 'deflects criticism when caught red-handed.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2021, 9:05 PM
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu declares 'victory' over the COVID-19 virus

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu declares 'victory' over the COVID-19 virus

With almost half of Israel's population fully vaccinated for Corona & the economy reopening, Netanyahu takes credit for defeating virus.ILTV, 3/22/2021, 7:36 PM
COVID cases in Miami Beach, FL, see huge spike as vacationers defy guidelines

COVID cases in Miami Beach, FL, see huge spike as vacationers defy guidelines

Miami Beach, FL mayor announced state of emergency with virus cases spiraling out of control, residents skirting health measures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2021, 7:15 PM
Study: Pfizer vaccine less effective against South African mutation

Study: Pfizer vaccine less effective against South African mutation

Ben Gurion University study finds Pfizer vaccine 11 times more effective than antibodies from recovering from COVID, less so with SA strain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2021, 3:49 PM
New study: AstraZeneca vaccine 79% effective

New study: AstraZeneca vaccine 79% effective

Large trial including over 32,000 participants shows AstraZeneca vaccine to be 79% effective.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2021, 3:05 PM
Less than 700 new infections as COVID stats continue to plunge

Less than 700 new infections as COVID stats continue to plunge

Infection rate falls to lowest level since November, as number of seriously ill patients and new infections continue to decline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2021, 1:10 PM
Israeli tech protecting Chabad houses from COVID

Israeli tech protecting Chabad houses from COVID

Special air filtration systems using technology developed in Israel installed in Chabad houses to shield them from coronavirusArutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2021, 9:45 AM
Cost of plastics have jumped 40% leading to a potential surge in prices

Cost of plastics have jumped 40% leading to a potential surge in prices

Israeli cleantech startup, UBQ Materials, has developed a groundbreaking technology converting residual waste into a plastic substitute.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2021, 9:18 AM
A year of COVID lockdowns has revived Israel’s kibbutz movement

A year of COVID lockdowns has revived Israel’s kibbutz movement

After coronavirus lockdowns, Israelis flocking to kibbutzim, rejuvenating many small communities.Linda Gradstein, JTA, 3/22/2021, 7:46 AM
When will Israel repeal mask mandate?

When will Israel repeal mask mandate?

'No major COVID outbreaks expected during elections and Passover holiday,' says coronavirus czar. 'Mutations aren't resistant to vaccine.'David Rosenberg, 3/21/2021, 5:49 PM
Canadian doctor warns against increase in indoor dining during COVID third wave

Canadian doctor warns against increase in indoor dining during COVID third wave

Infectious disease expert warns that allowing increase indoor dining during third wave of COVID could trigger super-spreader events.Dan Verbin, 3/21/2021, 4:38 PM
With infection surge in France, Poland and Germany, new lockdowns take effect

With infection surge in France, Poland and Germany, new lockdowns take effect

Sudden rise in COVID rates has led to new partial lockdowns in France and Poland, and a possible re-entry into lockdown in Germany.Dan Verbin, 3/21/2021, 3:31 PM
Pakistan leader Imran Khan has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19

Pakistan leader Imran Khan has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19

Pakistan's PM Imran Khan has reportedly contracted the Coronavirus after receiving 1st dose of Chinese vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2021, 11:53 AM
Report: Inequality deepens during coronavirus crisis

Report: Inequality deepens during coronavirus crisis

Adva Center says poor, middle class have taken the brunt of the economic fallout of the last year while the rich have gotten richer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2021, 10:02 AM
Abbas receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Abbas receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

PA chairman urges Palestinian Arabs to continue to adhere to the public safety protocols and the vaccination instructions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2021, 3:44 AM
Unlimited number of people may now enter Israel

Unlimited number of people may now enter Israel

Committee approves move to allow unlimited numbers of people to arrive at Ben Gurion Airport, cancels requirement for prior approval.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2021, 12:31 AM
Health Ministry: Less than 200 coronavirus patients on ventilators

Health Ministry: Less than 200 coronavirus patients on ventilators

Positivity rate drops to 1.8% as number of Israelis receiving first dose of coronavirus vaccine levels out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2021, 8:53 PM
British PM receives AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

British PM receives AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson receives first dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, urges everyone to get vaccinated.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/19/2021, 10:11 PM
Baby born with COVID-19 antibodies in the US

Baby born with COVID-19 antibodies in the US

South Florida woman who received Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at 36 weeks gave birth three weeks later to healthy girl with COVID-19 antibodies.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 3/19/2021, 9:49 PM
Health Ministry: Coronavirus infection coefficient drops to 0.66

Health Ministry: Coronavirus infection coefficient drops to 0.66

Percentage of positive coronavirus tests drops from 2% to 1.9%, infection coefficient drops from 0.68 to 0.66.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2021, 1:33 PM
Moshe Bar Siman Tov: 'Coronavirus has put us through humility school'

Moshe Bar Siman Tov: 'Coronavirus has put us through humility school'

'Chance that Israel will need lockdown is significantly reduced, but it's impossible to know,' Moshe Bar Siman Tov says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2021, 9:34 AM
France announces month-long lockdown for Paris

France announces month-long lockdown for Paris

French Prime Minister Jean Castex says COVID-19 cases are on the rise and that "more and more this is looking like a third wave."Nissan Tzur, 3/19/2021, 5:02 AM
US to pass 100 million vaccinations on Friday

US to pass 100 million vaccinations on Friday

Biden announces his administration is on track to surpassing his goal of administering 100 million COVID-19 shots by Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2021, 3:26 AM
Nursing home 'whistleblower' recalls Gov. Andrew Cuomo's order to accept sick patients

Nursing home 'whistleblower' recalls Gov. Andrew Cuomo's order to accept sick patients

NY nursing home administrator tells Fox News he warned of consequences of Cuomo's order to accept COVID patients, shut down own facility.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2021, 10:47 PM