Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla Diagnosed with COVID-19

Bourla, who said he has received four doses of his company's coronavirus vaccine, said he's "feeling well while experiencing very mild symptoms."

President Joe Biden Tests Positive for COVID-19

President Biden is "fully vaccinated and twice boosted and experiencing very mild symptoms. He has begun taking Paxlovid," the spokesperson said.

NYS, NYC Partner to Open COVID-19 Treatment Hotline

Insured patients will pay a co-pay amount for the treatment based on their plan. For those without health insurance, the State Department of Health will cover the costs of the service.

New Yorkers Told to ‘Mask Up Indoors Against COVID-19 Again

New Yorkers are being told to resume wearing masks indoors in the face of a new spike in COVID-19 in the city. We're currently seeing...

Health Ministry Recommends Return to Indoor Masks

“We recommend – especially for groups at risk – to wear masks in closed places."

NYC Mayor Launches First US Mobile COVID-19 ‘Test to Treat” Program

The program is starting with three mobile testing units, paired with local pharmacies, and will expand to more than 30 units through the month of July.

Health Ministry Recommends COVID Vaccine for Infants Over 6 Months

The Pfizer dose for children is one-tenth of the adult dose.

President Herzog Awards Genesis Prize to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla

"He believed in the vaccine and invested every ounce of himself in realizing what seemed at the time a far-fetched fantasy."

Self-Service COVID-19 Testing Stations Arrive in Israel

No need for a medical professional, and no need to wait in line outside the HMO clinic in the sweltering heat.

Health Ministry Expresses Concern as Sixth COVID-19 Wave Gets Underay

The country’s medical centers have been asked to reopen the coronavirus wards that were closed with such a sigh of relief just a few months ago.

UAE Joins Israel, Returning to Face Masks for COVID’s 5th Wave

Israel's Health Ministry has likewise urged those in the country to return to wearing face masks indoors and in large gatherings.

6th COVID Wave is Here; Health Ministry Urges Indoor Masks

"We ask you to make sure to wear a mask in closed spaces, not because it is obligatory but because it is an act of solidarity and caring for others."

Corona Czar Trusts Israelis to Wear Masks When Necessary, ‘No Need to Make Everything...

If you bet the farm on Pfizer or Moderna shares, don’t cash them in just yet.

Israeli Scientists Predict Summer Outbreak of COVID-19 Delta Variant

"Our model indicates there could be another outbreak of Delta or another coronavirus variant this summer."

Israel to End COVID-19 Tests at Ben-Gurion Airport

The number of coronavirus cases in Israel continues to drop with 497 patients hospitalized.

New COVID Variant BA.2.12.1 Identified in Israel

The BA.2.12.1 sub-strain is considered more contagious than the recent omicron variant but like omicron, is not particularly severe.

Israel to Lift Indoor Mask Mandate

The mandate is to be lifted on April 23 at 8 p.m., excluding high-risk locations such as hospitals, old-age homes and flights.

TAU Researchers Found ‘Healthy Weapon’ Against Corona in Cashews, Pumpkins, Peas, Beets

Safe dietary supplements developed at Tel Aviv University might help protect the body against Covid-19 and a range of winter illnesses.

Hours After Meeting Blinken, Bennett Tests Positive for COVID-19

Bennett's planned trip to India will have to be cancelled or delayed.

Health Ministry Launches Campaign to Administer Fourth COVID Vaccine Dose to 60+ Population

The existing policy for dealing with the coronavirus and deferring entry to the country is to be extended into a 'between the waves' status from 1 April 2022 to 1 May 2022.

In Israel, COVID-19 Cases Rising Again

The infection coefficient reached 1.02 on Saturday. Any figure above “1” indicates the infection rate is on the rise.

New Deltacron Variant Discovered in Israel

The R coefficient, which indicates the spread of the virus, has climbed in recent days after consistently dropping, and was registered at 0.86,

Netanyahu Diagnosed with COVID-19

A Likud statement said Netanyahu is "feeling well and is acting in accordance with the guidelines."

Finance Minister Liberman (Finally) Authorizes Aid Package for Businesses Hurt by COVID

Businesses that prove annual revenue losses of at least 35% in January-February 2022 compared to the same months in 2019 will be eligible to receive up to $185,000.

Report: Jewish Clergy Fled Synagogue Jobs during Covid-19 Pandemic

“It’s like corporate culture, people don’t stay.”

Fewer New Cases of Schizophrenia in Israel after Outbreak of COVID-19

“We expected that there would be a rise in the number of new presentations of schizophrenia during the pandemic, but surprisingly, this trend did not materialize."

UK’s Queen Elizabeth Tests Positive for COVID-19

Earlier this month, Queen Elizabeth celebrated the 70th anniversary of her ascension to the British throne.

No More Mandatory Antigen Tests for Israeli Students, Starting Thursday

The indoor face mask mandate, however, continues to be in force for the time being.

Israel Freedom Convoy Persists Amid Media Blackout and Police Crackdown

Israeli Minister Eli Avidar calls the police’s breakup of the protest at the Knesset “violent and brutal.”

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