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Israel detects combination of Omicron BA.1 & BA.2 sub-variants

Jerusalem |Β Israel’s Health Ministry has announced two cases of a previously unknown coronavirus variant that are thought to be a combination of the Omicron BA.1 and BA.2 sub-variants. According to the Ministry, the cases were discovered during routine PCR testing performed at the Ben-Gurion International Airport for all passengers entering the country, the Jerusalem Post […]


𝐈𝐬𝐫𝐚𝐞π₯ 𝐭𝐨 𝐯𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐒𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐭𝐞𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐝 𝟏𝟐 𝐭𝐨 πŸπŸ“ 𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐒𝐧𝐬𝐭 𝐂𝐨𝐯𝐒𝐝-πŸπŸ—

Jerusalem |Β Israel will begin vaccinating teenagers aged between 12 and 15 against coronavirus next week, the ministry of health said in a statement on Wednesday. The vaccination campaign in Israel began on December 20, 2020, with the first phase targeting medical staff, people aged over 65, and chronic patients. Since then, the age of eligibility […]

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Israel Institute for Biological Research develops antibody capable of neutralizing virus responsible for Covid-19

Jerusalem: Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) has developed an antibody which can neutralise the virus responsible for COVID-19 within the bodies of those infected, the country’s Defense Minister Naftali Bennett has said. Recounting his visits to the labs of the institute, Bennett on Monday said that he witnessed a “significant breakthrough”. He was shown […]

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Corruption cases opened against Benjamin Netanyahu

Jerusalem: Israeli Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit opened on Wednesday a series of pre-indictment hearings to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, ahead of possible criminal indictments over corruption cases, according to Department of Justice. Netanyahu will not attend the hearings and will be represented by a team of about ten of Israel’s top lawyers. The hearings are […]

Gaza braces for violent protests after 58 killed

Jerusalem :Β  Fresh protests are expected at the Gaza border on Tuesday, a day after Israeli troops killed 58 Palestinians during demonstrations coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem. International condemnation poured in over Israel’s use of force against unarmed Palestinian protesters on Monday, the deadliest day in Gaza since the 2014 […]