Europe: 2022 summer covid wave already larger than European winter wave of 2020

Despite an almost complete lack of Covid testing across Europe, case numbers in the current summer wave are already higher than last year’s summer wave of 2021, AND the winter wave of 2020....More...

2021: Association between SARs-CoV-2 infection and acute hepatitis in children *1 UPDATE*

May 2021: “Our case suggests an unreported association between acute SARs-CoV-2 infection and acute hepatitis in children, thus supporting the notion that evaluation of liver enzymes during hospitalization for SARs-CoV-2 infection is also indicated in pediatric age....More...

Israel: Vaccine passports cancelled for all cases except large gatherings

The Israeli Coronavirus Cabinet on Tuesday afternoon terminated the ‘Green Pass’ system, Israel’s COVID passport equivalent, for all cases except ‘high-risk’ events such as large weddings and gatherings....More...

Israel: Increase in children suffering from neurological effects of COVID and PIMS

Symptoms include inflammation of brain and seizures. Research published in a leading pediatric neurology journal found 44% of children hospitalized with COVID had at least one neurological symptom as a result of illness....More...

Israel: 4th vaccine dose recommended for all adults

A panel of health experts advising the Israeli cabinet on the fight against the coronavirus pandemic has recommended that a 4th vaccine dose be administered to the population over the age of 18 if at least five months passed since receiving the third jab....More...

Israel: Fourth dose of vaccine gives limited protection against Omicron infection

Preliminary results from the study conducted at Sheba Medical Center showed that after receiving the fourth shot, participants developed higher coronavirus antibody levels, but they were only partly effective in preventing Omicron infections....More...