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COVID-19 death rates 10 times higher in countries with high obesity rate, global report finds

By | 2021-03-04T14:59:36+00:00 March 4th, 2021|Health|

The study analysed the COVID-19 death figures from Johns Hopkins University in the United States and the World Health Organization's Global Health Observatory data on obesity

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U.K., 4 nations fast-track review of modified COVID vaccines

By | 2021-03-04T13:24:26+00:00 March 4th, 2021|Health|

Previously authorized vaccines that are modified to combat new variants 'will not need a brand new approval or ‘lengthy’ clinical studies,' Britain’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency said

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Israel fears South African COVID strain spreading beyond control

By | 2021-03-04T04:00:47+00:00 March 4th, 2021|Health|

Closing the borders did not stop this coronavirus strain from entering Israel: Dozens are being infected each day with the only variant to have shown to lessen vaccine effectiveness

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Physicist wins Dance Your Ph.D. with trash-talking rap on molecular clusters

By | 2021-03-03T15:07:14+00:00 March 3rd, 2021|Health|

Yes, the song by Finnish researcher Jakub Kubecka features ‘endearingly crude’ dance on a rooftop and the immortal line ‘I’m the first author, you’re just et al’

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Texas drops mask mandate as other states ease COVID-19 rules despite warnings

By | 2021-03-03T09:56:07+00:00 March 3rd, 2021|Health|

The governors of Michigan, Mississippi and Louisiana likewise eased up on bars, restaurants and other businesses Tuesday, as did the mayor of San Francisco

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‘I’ll get us 36 million COVID vaccines’: What’s behind the new number Netanyahu is touting

By | 2021-03-02T18:20:36+00:00 March 2nd, 2021|Health|

His message has changed from ‘go get vaccinated’ to ‘the vaccines won’t provide enough protection’ as he presents himself as Israel’s only savior from the coronavirus pandemic

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Israel’s COVID infection rates are rising – but it may not matter that much now

By | 2021-03-02T12:38:29+00:00 March 2nd, 2021|Health|

Health experts say most at-risk Israelis are now vaccinated, and they expect the number of seriously ill coronavirus patients to drop

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Two months into Israel’s COVID vaccination drive, most comprehensive study yet shows level of effectiveness

By | 2021-02-24T22:00:03+00:00 February 24th, 2021|Health|

The Pfizer coronavirus vaccine on average prevents 94 percent of symptomatic illness and 92 percent of serious illness, an analysis of the medical data from 1.2 million Israeli patients shows

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Israel bans sale of fish as search for source of Mediterranean oil pollution narrows down

By | 2021-02-24T20:19:27+00:00 February 24th, 2021|Health|

Environmental protection minister says tar on Israel’s beaches that caused the country's worst case of sea pollution in decades came from a single scofflaw ship

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