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Israeli researchers develop innovative diagnostic method for coronavirus

Israeli researchers develop innovative diagnostic method for coronavirus

British company diagnostics.ai, whose R&D is entirely based in Herzliya, is already providing labs in the UK and the US with their advance diagnostic technique… Read More ›

Israel needs a real plan to fight coronavirus

Israel needs a real plan to fight coronavirus

Opinion: There is no strategic scheme in place to fight the spread of the virus and mass testing must be conducted to separate the sick… Read More ›

Jerusalem woman with coronavirus, 89, in critical condition — hospital

Jerusalem woman with coronavirus, 89, in critical condition — hospital

Resident of nursing home that saw several cases suffered ‘rapid respiratory deterioration,’ putting her at risk of becoming country’s first fatality from disease   An… Read More ›

China Exonerates Doctor Reprimanded For Warning Of Virus

China Exonerates Doctor Reprimanded For Warning Of Virus

  BEIJING (AP) — China has exonerated a doctor who was officially reprimanded for warning about the coronavirus outbreak and later died of the disease,… Read More ›

California orders its nearly 40 million residents to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus

California orders its nearly 40 million residents to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus

The nation’s most populous state is ordering its nearly 40 million residents to stay home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. California Gov. Gavin… Read More ›

Peru preventing Israelis from leaving Cusco to catch El Al planes home

Peru preventing Israelis from leaving Cusco to catch El Al planes home

Peru has prevented some 600 post army Israelis from leaving the city of Cusco, to head to the country’s capital of Lima so they can… Read More ›

Israel is in all-out war with the coronavirus

Israel is in all-out war with the coronavirus

Opinion: The government is busy patting itself on the back on the way the crisis is being handled, but there are quite a few changes… Read More ›

Online learning for elementary and middle school students to end Thursday

Online learning for elementary and middle school students to end Thursday

Summer vacation, fall holidays to be shortened; teachers reach agreement with treasury, will get paid leave until after Passover   Online learning for elementary and… Read More ›

Switching Remaining Primaries To Vote-By-Mail Not So Easy

Switching Remaining Primaries To Vote-By-Mail Not So Easy

  BOSTON (AP) — Voting rights groups and the head of the Democratic National Committee want the states with remaining primary elections to offer voting… Read More ›

Hong Kong and Tokyo airports are handling coronavirus very differently. Which one has it right?

Hong Kong and Tokyo airports are handling coronavirus very differently. Which one has it right?

Passing through airports in Hong Kong and Tokyo this week highlighted the differences in the approaches of the two Asian hubs in dealing with the… Read More ›

Coronavirus: With only around 300 cases, why is Israel in near-lockdown?

Coronavirus: With only around 300 cases, why is Israel in near-lockdown?

Almost every aspect of the country’s crippling medical system can be understood as the coronavirus crisis unfolds.   The novel coronavirus that has spread across… Read More ›

Now is not the time to attack Netanyahu

Now is not the time to attack Netanyahu

Opinion: As the coronavirus keeps spreading worldwide, some journalists have leveled irresponsible criticism at the PM and the tough decisions he must make; this stems… Read More ›

Netanyahu rebukes a complacent Israeli public: This isn’t vacation. Stay home!

Netanyahu rebukes a complacent Israeli public: This isn’t vacation. Stay home!

As virus cases rise to 337, PM says ‘too many’ failing to grasp gravity of situation; top health official warns thousands could die, with hundreds… Read More ›

Trump mulls sending all who cross border illegally to Mexico

Trump mulls sending all who cross border illegally to Mexico

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration is considering a plan to immediately return to Mexico all people who cross the southern border illegally because… Read More ›

Amazon to stop accepting all products other than medical supplies and household staples to its warehouses amid coronavirus crisis — read the memo it just sent sellers

Amazon to stop accepting all products other than medical supplies and household staples to its warehouses amid coronavirus crisis — read the memo it just sent sellers

  Amazon told sellers and vendors on Tuesday that it was suspending shipments of all nonessential products to its warehouses to deal with the increased… Read More ›

Coronavirus: Israel places severe limits on public, private sectors

Coronavirus: Israel places severe limits on public, private sectors

Close to 300 Israelis sick with COVID-19.   The government imposed increasingly severe limits on both the public and private sector on Monday evening, as… Read More ›

Fighting coronavirus should not weaken Israeli democracy

Fighting coronavirus should not weaken Israeli democracy

Opinion: A caretaker government that does not have majority support from voters or members of Knesset must not be allowed to decide on measures that… Read More ›

Ministers approve controversial phone tracking program to halt virus

Ministers approve controversial phone tracking program to halt virus

Emergency measure okayed unanimously in late night phone vote; PM says order to snoop on citizens with advanced technology will be in effect for 30… Read More ›

Ohio Plans To Delay Primary, But 3 States Still Planned

Ohio Plans To Delay Primary, But 3 States Still Planned

  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s governor wants the state to delay in-person voting for the state’s Tuesday presidential primary for three months to let… Read More ›

African countries shut doors against Europe, America to combat coronavirus

African countries shut doors against Europe, America to combat coronavirus

Lagos, Nigeria – Africa has so far recorded relatively few coronavirus cases compared to the rest of the world, but governments across the continent are… Read More ›