Jury Finds Teva Pharmaceuticals Contributed to Opioid Crisis

Teva was found to have played a role in an opioid-use epidemic that has been linked to more than 50,000 deaths over the past 20 years across the United States.

Israeli Specialists Step In to Help Manchester Trauma Victims

Prof. Yori Gidron has participated in international disaster and terror relief teams in Japan, Nepal, Haiti and Israel.

Rabbi Elisha Vishlitzky, Prominent National Religious Figure, Hospitalized in ICU

The public is asked to please pray for the full recovery and good health of Elisha ben Bella Bertha.

NYU Medical School Seeking Participants for Phase 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

Investigators are currently seeking to enroll study participants at higher risk for COVID-19 infection and disease.

EMTs Resuscitate Elderly Jerusalemite in Front of his Family Erev Chanukah

"Being part of this right before the holiday of Hanukkah gave me a lot of joy.”

Hatzalah EMT on Cyprus Vacation Saves British Tourist

"The defibrillator's voice prompts were in Greek, which added a stressful element to the situation..."

Only Fifty Out of 600,000 Third Vaccine Recipients Reported Side Effects

Those side effects were generally mild, and included arm pain, temperature or nausea. 

Israeli Health Officials: Measles Outbreak Spreading

In Jerusalem, there have been 314 cases so far this year, 213 new cases in September alone. Health officials are expecting the total number of cases in the current outbreak to rise potentially up to 10 times that number.

Israeli Ultrasound Set to Revolutionize Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

“We are afraid to admit mammography has failed us, because it’s all we have to offer to screen for breast cancer."

Jewish Camp Operators Suing Gov. Cuomo for Banning Sleepaway Camps

According to the plaintiffs, "the need for Jewish overnight camps is particularly true this summer, after several months of shutdowns of the yeshiva schools."

Saeb Erekat to Undergo Surgery in US after Outrage over Inclusion in Israel’s Transplant...

"In recent months there has been a major deterioration in my situation," Erekat said. "I need oxygen and have difficulty walking, and every day I expect two lungs to be implanted."

Israeli Court Okays Ban on Unvaccinated Teaching Assistant Who Refused COVID Test

The Court has called for lawmakers to create legislation to clarify and address the issue.

Rockland County Polio Connected to Jerusalem Samples

There is no cure for polio, but it is preventable through safe and effective vaccination.

Thousands of Israelis Demonstrate & Riot In Front of Netanyahu’s House, Demand PM’s Resignation...

Protesters demanded Netanyahu's resignation in connection with the government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in Israel.

8 Haredim Arrested in Buenos Aires Wedding

The groom and bride, their parents and the rabbi who conducted the chupah – all Haredi Jews – were arrested.

For the First Time More Corona Cases in Gaza than Israel

Over at the PA, Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh announced on Sunday the launch of a national vaccination campaign against Corona.

Polio Reappears in New York City

For those who are not vaccinated, New York has set up clinics to make the vaccine available.

Israeli-Developed Super Shrimp Will Help Prevent Disease that Affects 250M People

Israeli scientists say they've developed monosex prawns that can serve the triple goal of alleviating poverty, protecting the environment and reducing disease.

Israeli Defense Minister & Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz Enters Quarantine

"I will follow the guidelines. . . There’s no room for taking chances.”

Ashkelon MDA Dispatch Delivers Baby over the Phone under Barrage of Rockets

“Amid the tension and worry that accompanied the last few days, receiving a call about a birth brought me comfort and joy.”

Report: Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) in Pregnancy Linked to ADHD, Autism

"We agree . . . that while paracetamol should not be suppressed in pregnant women or children, it should be used only when necessary."

Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Postpone Gay Pride Parades 2020

Feel free to add this to you list of #coronavirusbenefits…

Hebrew U Study Shows Oral Medication Effective in Treating Severe COVID-19 Patients

Fenofibrate reduced inflammation in 48 hours, removed need for oxygen support in 5 to 7 days.

Hospital Mezuzahs Desecrated, Scroll Replaced with Paper Message: ‘Death to Jews’

Professor Masad Barhoum, director of the hospital, immediately ordered an inspection of every mezuzah in the hospital and filed a complaint with Israel Police.

Israel Launches Pandemic Information Center on Twitter

The Center provides bite-size content touching on main areas of interest raised by world leaders with the prime minister.

COVID-19: Israelis Rush to Shop as Venues Reopen for Pre-Purim Sales

"If 570,000 people over the age of 50 who have not yet been vaccinated do so, not only will we not have another lockdown, but we will overcome the coronavirus completely."

Jewish and Muslim EMTs Leave Training Class to Save a Life

"I've never felt safer in the company of my peers and fellow EMTs than I do working together with other volunteers from United Hatzalah."

Most Successful at Blocking COVID-19, Tel Aviv Releases Report to Help Other Cities

Tel Aviv, with close to half a million residents, has limited its coronavirus infection cases to 214, 0.39 out of every 1,000, better than all the rest of Israel's cities.


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