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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro suggests COVID-19 is 'biological warfare'

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro suggests COVID-19 is 'biological warfare'

'Could we be fighting a new war?' Bolsonaro says, without naming China.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 10:56
Moderna booster increases immunity against variants

Moderna booster increases immunity against variants

Moderna says early trial data shows that third dose of its COVID-19 shot increases immunity against Brazilian and South African variants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 04:14
Prof. Ran Balicer: 'We'll need a coronavirus booster shot, the question is when'

Prof. Ran Balicer: 'We'll need a coronavirus booster shot, the question is when'

'No way to completely prevent entry of coronavirus variants, we need to manage risks - not prevent them entirely,' Prof. Ran Balicer says.103FM, 05/05/2021 19:47
Fauci: Israel the prototype of how to get COVID right

Fauci: Israel the prototype of how to get COVID right

Dr. Anthony Fauci says Israel's small size, ability to come together during a crisis helped Jewish State during coronavirus pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 19:40
Canada approves Pfizer vaccine for adolescents

Canada approves Pfizer vaccine for adolescents

Canada becomes first country to approve use of Pfizer COVID vaccine on children ages 12-15.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 18:42
Pfizer to apply for approval to vaccinate children aged 2-11

Pfizer to apply for approval to vaccinate children aged 2-11

Pfizer working on vaccine with longer refrigerator life, will apply for approval to vaccinate younger children this fall, CEO says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 14:42
72 new cases of COVID, 90 patients in serious condition

72 new cases of COVID, 90 patients in serious condition

Infection rate remains stable at 0.2%, while number of active cases continues to decline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 11:26
Health Ministry source: 'We may need to close everything - all at once'

Health Ministry source: 'We may need to close everything - all at once'

Senior Health Ministry source warns of 'significant' concern vaccine-resistant strains will enter Israel, forcing immediate closures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 11:03
3 Things Restaurants Must do to Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic

3 Things Restaurants Must do to Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic

Many businesses have faced immense struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic, but there is no doubt that restaurants are among the worst hit.Sponsored Content , 05/05/2021 10:30
'Vaccines dot gum' - Biden clarifies how to get COVID vaccines

'Vaccines dot gum' - Biden clarifies how to get COVID vaccines

President Biden made it abundantly clear how any American can get the vaccine - with a few gaffes along the way.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 09:18
Dutch party equates COVID measures to Nazism on national Holocaust remembrance day

Dutch party equates COVID measures to Nazism on national Holocaust remembrance day

Forum for Democracy rebuked by Dutch Jews for banner comparing COVID restrictions to Holocaust ahead of national Holocaust Remembrance Day.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 04/05/2021 19:44
First case of Chilean coronavirus variant discovered in Israel

First case of Chilean coronavirus variant discovered in Israel

Two cases of Brazilian variant, one case of Chilean variant, discovered among Israelis returning from abroad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 13:30
Number of COVID hospitalizations continues to fall

Number of COVID hospitalizations continues to fall

Just 61 new cases of coronavirus diagnosed in Israel, with infection rate remaining stable even after Passover and first half of Ramadan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 11:28
IDF requests pilot program: No masks in enclosed spaces

IDF requests pilot program: No masks in enclosed spaces

Days after announcing zero coronavirus cases, IDF requests approval to conduct pilot program for removal of masks in enclosed spaces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 11:10
Couple who banned vaccinated teachers donated to several causes

Couple who banned vaccinated teachers donated to several causes

Power couple at center of anti-vax school controversy have given to Jewish causes.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 04/05/2021 09:24
Cuomo announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

Cuomo announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

The measures include the imminent resumption of 24-hour operations on the New York City subway.Ben Ariel, 04/05/2021 05:03
Report: FDA to approve Pfizer vaccines for adolescents next week

Report: FDA to approve Pfizer vaccines for adolescents next week

Federal officials say FDA could authorize Pfizer vaccine in adolescents 12 to 15 years old by early next week.Ben Ariel, 04/05/2021 01:01
US to lower age for vaccination

US to lower age for vaccination

The FDA is planning to lower the minimum age for COVID-19 shots to just 12 years old, a significant leap forward against the virus.Shlomo Witty, 03/05/2021 23:47
47 new COVID cases

47 new COVID cases

0.2% of coronavirus tests coming back positive, as number of hospitalizations continues to fall, dropping to 1,288.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2021 15:03
COVID deaths continue to fall, just 13 new COVID cases diagnosed

COVID deaths continue to fall, just 13 new COVID cases diagnosed

Just 0.1% of coronavirus tests positive as death rate falls, with just over 100 patients in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 15:33
India COVID cases surpass 18 million

India COVID cases surpass 18 million

The second wave of the pandemic has hit India extremely hard, surprising the government's science advisor.Dan Verbin, 30/04/2021 03:49
Health Ministry threatens to close schools over lack of cooperation

Health Ministry threatens to close schools over lack of cooperation

Director of public health services in the Health Ministry writes to Education Ministry demanding fast testing over Indian variant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 21:49
Travelers from 7 countries to face quarantine requirement

Travelers from 7 countries to face quarantine requirement

Anyone returning from Ukraine, Ethiopia, Brazil, South Africa, India, Mexico and Turkey will be required to enter isolation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 20:09
Professor Nachman Ash: 'Indian variant already spreading within Israel'

Professor Nachman Ash: 'Indian variant already spreading within Israel'

Israel needs to make greater efforts to prevent entry of coronavirus cases, coronavirus czar says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 14:39
Living Simply Is a Jewish Value. But When Is It Too Much?

Living Simply Is a Jewish Value. But When Is It Too Much?

Sirens echoed through the streets in the Ukrainian town as neighbors peeked out of windows to see what was the cause of the commotion.Sponsored Content, 29/04/2021 14:24
100 new cases of coronavirus

100 new cases of coronavirus

One hundred new coronavirus cases diagnosed, less than 70 coronavirus patients in serious conditionArutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 11:07
Comprehensive study links coronavirus and stroke in young people

Comprehensive study links coronavirus and stroke in young people

Large-scale study finds strong connection between coronavirus and strokes – particularly in younger patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 10:38
Three Israelis found to have contracted Indian variant inside Israel

Three Israelis found to have contracted Indian variant inside Israel

40 Israelis have so far been diagnosed with the Indian COVID-19 variant, 30 of them in recent days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 00:11
Prof. Hezi Levy: 'Approval to vaccinate children expected in early May'

Prof. Hezi Levy: 'Approval to vaccinate children expected in early May'

'We won't lack for vaccines,' promises Health Min. Director General Prof. Hezi Levy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2021 17:33
US rescinds Israel travel warning following outcry

US rescinds Israel travel warning following outcry

The US had previously raised the travel warning to Israel to its maximum despite absence of new virus deaths in the Jewish state.ILTV, 28/04/2021 14:23
55 arrivals from Mexico, India, refuse coronavirus test

55 arrivals from Mexico, India, refuse coronavirus test

Amid concerns that Indian coronavirus variant may be vaccine-resistant, dozens arriving from affected countries refuse coronavirus test.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2021 13:36
Watch: Relatives attack doctors who failed to save COVID patient

Watch: Relatives attack doctors who failed to save COVID patient

Doctors at a Delhi hospital were attacked with clubs after a COVID patient collapsed in the ER after not being admitted to ward.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2021 12:43
'Global elites refusing to innoculate poorer countries'

'Global elites refusing to innoculate poorer countries'

A report claims that while the US has 500 million extra doses of COVID vaccines, it refuses to share it with other countries worldwide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2021 12:25
Fewest COVID patients in serious condition since July 2020

Fewest COVID patients in serious condition since July 2020

Just 86 new cases of COVID diagnosed yesterday, as number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations falls to 200.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2021 11:24
Miami school won't employ teachers who get COVID-19 vaccine

Miami school won't employ teachers who get COVID-19 vaccine

Miami private school says it would not employ anyone who has received the COVID-19 vaccine, citing concerns it might not be safe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2021 04:04
US: CDC reduces masking requirement for vaccinated people

US: CDC reduces masking requirement for vaccinated people

US Center for Disease Control says fully vaccinated people can have small outdoor gatherings without masks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 20:05
Prof. Itamar Grotto: 'Not certain that third coronavirus vaccine dose will be needed soon'

Prof. Itamar Grotto: 'Not certain that third coronavirus vaccine dose will be needed soon'

'Information mounting showing coronavirus vaccine is effective long-term,' former Health Min. Director General says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 12:54
94 new COVID cases diagnosed, 140 patients in serious condition

94 new COVID cases diagnosed, 140 patients in serious condition

0.2% of COVID tests come back positive, as number of hospitalized patients continues to fall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 12:33
Government to ban Israelis from traveling abroad?

Government to ban Israelis from traveling abroad?

Health Ministry presents new plan to keep coronavirus infection rate low while returning life in Israel to normal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 12:17
In Bosnia, Holocaust survivors are at risk of dying from coronavirus

In Bosnia, Holocaust survivors are at risk of dying from coronavirus

A Bosnian War prosecutor from Boston is trying to help Sarajevo’s Jews survive a brutal COVID-19 surge.Bette Keva, JTA, 27/04/2021 10:27
Iran registers record single-day death toll from COVID-19

Iran registers record single-day death toll from COVID-19

Iran records 496 new deaths in 24 hours, surpassing the previous most deadly day in mid-November.Ben Ariel, 27/04/2021 06:42
Indian health institutions overwhelmed by worst COVID wave to date

Indian health institutions overwhelmed by worst COVID wave to date

Indian officials are pleading for help from the international community as the country finds itself immersed in a ferocious 2nd virus wave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 17:16
Government ministries weigh ending flights from India

Government ministries weigh ending flights from India

Transportation Ministry weighing Health Ministry's demand to cease flights from India due to widescale spread & Indian coronavirus variant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 16:36
EU takes legal action against AstraZeneca over vaccine shortages

EU takes legal action against AstraZeneca over vaccine shortages

European Union accuses British pharmaceutical company of failing to keep promises on vaccine supply.Gary Willig, 26/04/2021 15:40
'A big mazal tov!' No new COVID-19 deaths recorded in Israel

'A big mazal tov!' No new COVID-19 deaths recorded in Israel

For the first time in nearly a year, no new COVID deaths were recorded Thursday in Israel, alleviating experts' fears of another outbreak.ILTV, 26/04/2021 15:18
Bar Ilan honors scientist who led development of Moderna coronavirus vaccine

Bar Ilan honors scientist who led development of Moderna coronavirus vaccine

Bar-Ilan University awards honorary doctorate to Dr. Tal Zaks for leading the development of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 14:28
77 new COVID cases diagnosed as fatality rate continues to plummet

77 new COVID cases diagnosed as fatality rate continues to plummet

Weekly number of COVID deaths falls to lowest level since spring 2020.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 13:00
Health Ministry considers charging those unvaccinated for coronavirus tests

Health Ministry considers charging those unvaccinated for coronavirus tests

Health Ministry aims to outsource coronavirus testing, may charge some Israelis for coronavirus tests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 10:03
Israeli government set to loosen COVID restrictions

Israeli government set to loosen COVID restrictions

Health Minister announces plans to drop more COVID restrictions, move forward with resumption of public activities.David Rosenberg, 25/04/2021 19:17
Watch: India feeling the strain of latest COVID surge

Watch: India feeling the strain of latest COVID surge

With India experiencing its deadliest COVID weekend since beginning of pandemic, national health system beginning to crumble.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2021 14:54
The Hill-HarrisX poll reveals: COVID relief behind Biden's 61% approval rating

The Hill-HarrisX poll reveals: COVID relief behind Biden's 61% approval rating

Polls reveal voters' approval for Biden's work in handling COVID crisis, providing financial relief for struggling families, businesses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2021 13:27
Health Ministry: 109 new coronavirus cases

Health Ministry: 109 new coronavirus cases

Health Ministry data shows just over 100 new cases diagnosed, 0.3% of tests are positive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2021 00:16
Trump: Without vaccine, “it would have been just like the 1918 Spanish flu”

Trump: Without vaccine, “it would have been just like the 1918 Spanish flu”

Former President endorses campaign to vaccinate NYC to return to normal as soon as possible.Dan Verbin, 23/04/2021 16:15
5 million Israelis now fully vaccinated against COVID

5 million Israelis now fully vaccinated against COVID

5 million Israelis now fully vaccinated against COVID, with just 129 new cases of COVID diagnosed in Israel Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2021 10:28
Top 8 Popular Online Jobs in Israel During Covid

Top 8 Popular Online Jobs in Israel During Covid

It is a no-brainer that remote work is on the rise. While people have had the ability to work at home in Israel (or wherever else) for decadGuest Post , 23/04/2021 07:38
Israel, Bahrain reach agreement on mutual recognition of green passports

Israel, Bahrain reach agreement on mutual recognition of green passports

Citizens who have been vaccinated against COVID to be able to travel between Israel and Bahrain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2021 22:24
No more pregnant women in COVID wards

No more pregnant women in COVID wards

Beilinson Hospital reports no recent cases of pregnant women with COVID as spread of British mutation wanes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2021 15:53