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Posts Tagged: US health

July 30, 2020 12:28 pm

Herman Cain, Former Republican Presidential Candidate, Dies of COVID-19

Herman Cain, a television host and former Republican presidential candidate, has died after contracting COVID-19, according to a statement on his website and Facebook page. Cain, 74,...

July 29, 2020 7:12 am

Six US States See One-Day Records for COVID-19 Deaths

A half-dozen US states in the South and West reported one-day records for coronavirus deaths on Tuesday and cases in Texas passed the 400,000 mark as California health...

July 24, 2020 7:14 am

US Coronavirus Deaths Top 1,100 for a Third Day in a Row

The United States on Thursday recorded more than 1,100 deaths from COVID-19, marking the third straight day the nation passed that grim milestone as the...

July 18, 2020 10:00 am

US Divided Over Mask Wearing and Schools Reopening as Coronavirus Cases Surge

Divided Americans dug further into debates over mask mandates and schools reopening on Friday, with states and localities choosing conflicting strategies in the face of...

July 15, 2020 7:12 am

Trump Calls COVID School Closures a ‘Terrible Decision’ as Cases and Deaths Rise

President Donald Trump on Tuesday lambasted California's two largest school districts for making students learn from home for the upcoming term in the face of the resurgent coronavirus pandemic. The...

July 13, 2020 4:54 pm

‘Turning Tragedy Into Hope’: NBC’s ‘Today Show’ Highlights Orthodox Jewish Plasma Donors Helping Fight Against Coronavirus

NBC’s “The Today Show” featured a segment on Monday highlighting Orthodox Jewish plasma donors helping the effort to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic. Watch the clip below: An...

July 13, 2020 7:08 am

Florida Sets One-Day Record With Over 15,000 New COVID Cases, More Than Most Countries

Florida reported a record increase of more than 15,000 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours on Sunday, as the Trump administration renewed its push for schools...

July 10, 2020 7:12 am

US Sets One-Day Record With More Than 60,500 COVID Cases

More than 60,500 new COVID-19 infections were reported across the United States on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, setting a one-day record as weary Americans were...

July 4, 2020 10:00 am

Seven US States Post Record COVID Cases, Curfew Ordered in Miami

Alabama and six other US states reported record increases in coronavirus cases on Friday as Florida's most populous county imposed a curfew ahead of the...

June 26, 2020 7:24 am

US Sets One-Day Record for COVID-19 Cases, Texas Pauses Reopening

The governor of Texas temporarily halted the state's reopening on Thursday as COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations surged and the country set a new record for a one-day...

June 23, 2020 7:24 am

New US COVID-19 Cases Surge 25% Last Week; Arizona, Florida and Texas Set Records

The United States saw a 25% increase in new cases of COVID-19 in the week ended June 21 compared to the previous seven days, with...

June 15, 2020 7:14 am

Record Spikes in New Coronavirus Cases, Hospitalizations Sweep Parts of US

New coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in record numbers swept through more US states, including Florida and Texas, as most push ahead with reopening and President...

May 28, 2020 7:28 am

US Coronavirus Deaths Top 100,000 as Country Reopens

The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday, even as the slowdown in deaths encouraged...

May 25, 2020 7:56 am

Americans Spend Holiday at Beaches and Parks as Virus Death Toll Nears 100,000

Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, even as the US death toll from COVID-19 fast approaches 100,000. The...


Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...


US Will Do Utmost to Renew Iran Arms Embargo, Pompeo Vows

The United States will do everything in its power to renew the international arms embargo on Iran under review at the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday. The UN...


Israel, US Said to Be Nearing Deal to Exclude China From Israeli 5G Network...

Israel and the United States are nearing a deal whereby Israel would commit not to use Chinese technology for its next-generation 5G...

Middle East

World Must Not Play Politics With Lebanon’s Pain, Iran Says

The global community should help Lebanon rather than impose its will on the country, Iran's foreign minister said while in Beirut on Friday, following the catastrophic blast at the city's port that...

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