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Israeli court denies request to extend detention of repeat offender arrested at protest

By | 2020-11-26T21:01:46+00:00 November 26th, 2020|Health|

The suspect, a resident of Modi’in Ilit who was violating a house arrest order from a prior case, was detained when police tried to break up a crowd of worshipers who had gathered in violation of COVID-19 restrictions

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Americans defy pandemic, political leaders to travel for Thanksgiving

By | 2020-11-26T15:57:14+00:00 November 26th, 2020|Health|

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden joined in the calls for safety, urging people to forgo big family gatherings, wear protective masks and maintain social distancing

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50,000 COVID-19 deaths and rising. How Britain failed to stop the second wave

By | 2020-11-25T15:08:50+00:00 November 25th, 2020|Health|

At the start of the summer, as the first wave of COVID-19 retreated, scientists told the government what was now required: a system to suppress any new outbreaks quickly

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U.S. hits highest death toll since May with hospitals already full

By | 2020-11-25T15:01:35+00:00 November 25th, 2020|Health|

The deadliest day in more than six months was still short of the record of 3,384 deaths on April 14, in the early stages of the pandemic, according to a Reuters tally of official data

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COVID-19 and children: What experts now know about schools and transmission

By | 2020-11-24T16:32:41+00:00 November 24th, 2020|Health|

A report by Israel’s Ministry of Health concluded school reopening played at least some role in accelerating the epidemic, and that schools may contribute to the spread of the virus

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German COVID protester compares herself to Nazi resistance, security guard quits on the spot

By | 2020-11-24T12:52:01+00:00 November 24th, 2020|Health|

The German woman encountered criticism at the protest as her security guard took off his vest and said, 'I’m not going to be a security guard for bullshit like this,' according to Deutsche Welle

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How will Israel decide who gets which coronavirus vaccine?

By | 2020-11-24T09:55:36+00:00 November 24th, 2020|Health|

An eight-member team of experts named by the health ministry’s director-general will issue recommendations next week as to how to divide up the vaccines – most of which are due to arrive in the first half of 2021

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Quebec to allow gatherings during Christmas, but not Hanukkah, frustrating province’s Jews

By | 2020-11-23T11:04:10+00:00 November 23rd, 2020|Health|

The plan would permit Quebecers to have gatherings of up to 10 people per day for four days in late December, in a concession to the fact that families would likely gather even as COVID-19 cases surge

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