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Posts Tagged: Omicron

March 11, 2022 3:25 pm

‘Taking a Blood Test of the City’: How Israel’s Sewage Can Fight the Next COVID-19 Wave

Israel is spearheading a project for the early detection of traces of COVID-19 in wastewater in cities around the country, as testing mandates are being...

January 29, 2022 1:51 pm

Turkey Logs Record 94,783 COVID-19 Cases

Turkey has recorded 94,783 new COVID-19 cases in the space of 24 hours, its highest daily figure of the pandemic, health ministry data showed on...

January 24, 2022 9:35 am

Covid Expert Says Omicron Outbreak Has Peaked in Israel

i24 News - The spread of the omicron variant in Israel will slow this week as the current wave has peaked, Prof. Eran Segal, one...

January 22, 2022 10:39 am

US Studies Highlight the Need for COVID Boosters to Fight Omicron

Three US studies show that a third dose of an mRNA vaccine is key to fighting the Omicron coronavirus variant, providing 90% protection against hospitalization...

January 15, 2022 8:06 am

Israeli Principals Call for Changes in Covid Guidelines in Schools

i24 News – School principals throughout Israel sent a letter to Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton and Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz on Friday, demanding that they...

January 10, 2022 4:15 pm

Jewish Community Leader Urges Action Against Antisemitism as Germany Considers Vaccine Mandate

The head of the Jewish community in Germany on Monday expressed support for a general vaccine mandate to contain COVID-19, but warned that compulsory inoculation...

January 8, 2022 10:57 am

UK Says 4th COVID Jabs Not Needed for Now as Booster Effect Lasts

Booster jabs are still providing high levels of protection for older people against severe disease from the Omicron coronavirus variant and there is no need...

January 4, 2022 10:49 am

‘The Fourth Dose Works’: Israeli Trial Shows Fivefold Boost in Antibodies, Bennett Says

A fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine led to a fivefold rise in the number of antibodies a week after the jabs were administered, Prime...

January 3, 2022 2:06 pm

Israel Rolls Out Second COVID Booster for 60-Plus to Confront Omicron Wave

Israel on Monday started to jab people above 60 years old and medical personnel with a fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, as the country...

December 27, 2021 8:35 am

Israel Sees Drop in Severe Cases Amid Latest Covid Outbreak

i24 News - The number of serious coronavirus cases dropped on Monday, even as daily infections continue to increase amid the fifth wave of the...

December 25, 2021 9:19 am

Bethlehem Celebrates Muted Christmas with Few Pilgrims to Bring Cheer

The bells of Bethlehem rang out under grey skies on Christmas morning across streets whose closed pastel or green shutters were like an Advent calendar...

December 23, 2021 7:37 am

COVID-19 Infections Rise Again Across Gulf States

Coronavirus infections have started rising again across the six Gulf Arab states after months of low or falling figures, data from health ministries showed on...

December 22, 2021 7:05 am

Israeli Hospital Reports First Death of Patient With Omicron Variant

An Israeli hospital on Tuesday confirmed the first known death in the country of a patient with the Omicron variant of COVID-19, but said he...

December 22, 2021 6:52 am

Israel to Offer Fourth Covid Shot to People Over 60

i24 News - Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett commended a recommendation from a panel of Covid experts on the implementation of a fourth vaccine for...


Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema’s Departure From Democratic Party Puts...

US Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona is leaving the Democratic Party to become an independent, she said on Friday, just days after Democrats...


George Washington University Students for Justice in Palestine Deny Defacin...

A Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter at George Washington University is denying that it defaced the campus' Hillel...

Middle East

Iran Protesters Call for Strike, Prosecutor Says Morality Police Shut Down

Protesters in Iran called on Sunday for a three-day strike this week, stepping up pressure on authorities after the public prosecutor said the morality police whose detention of a young...

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