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Sheba's Fight Against Coronavirus

Sheba Medical Center in Israel is our hope for a treatment, a cure, a pathway out of the coronavirus pandemic. They are playing a vital role in getting us all over the finish line, to shed our fears, and to return to our normal lives.

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Sheba partners with National Institutes of Health to study and combat the coronavirus

The Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer, near Tel Aviv, said it signed an “emergency agreement” with the Maryland-based NIH to conduct applied scientific and clinical research for treatments in an effort to end the global coronavirus pandemic.

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Relentless Focus and Undeterred Innovation: Sheba is turning obstacles into opportunities during the second wave of COVID-19.

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Latest COVID-19 News


Israeli Study: Recovered COVID Patients Have Better Antibodies, but Vaccines Are Safer

February 15, 2022

New research from Israeli scientists suggests that the number of COVID-19 antibodies falls over time in both vaccinated and recovered individuals, but the performance of the antibodies gradually improves only […]

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Sheba Medical Center to Enroll First Study outside of U.S. to Combat Omicron and Other Emerging Variants

February 14, 2022

Sheba Medical Center, the largest facility of its kind in Israel, will soon serve as the first clinical trial site outside of the United States to study COVID-19 vaccine candidates […]

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Coronavirus may be detected via eye exam, study finds

February 8, 2022

A study is being conducted on a device that measures tear film – a thin fluid layer covering the ocular surface Corona may soon be detectable via an eye test. […]

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Signs of hope as Israel’s Covid-infected mothers give birth without sickness

February 8, 2022

As Covid-19 rages across Israel, there are signs of hope at a maternity ward where infected women are giving birth without the sickness seen earlier in the pandemic. Face masks […]

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Sheba Beyond –The ‘Virtual Hospital’ with a personal touch

February 2, 2022

“Unlike many who work in telemedicine, I’m not a ‘techie,’” said Dr. Galia Barkai. Like a growing number of senior ranking doctors at Sheba Medical Center, Dr. Galia Barkai, highlights […]

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1 in 20 Israelis infected, yet experts optimistic Omicron won’t defeat hospitals

January 28, 2022

Virus cases are at their peak, and Israel’s COVID judgment day is approaching. Everything depends on the half million people who are currently infected — that’s more than 1 in […]

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Israeli experts recommend offering a fourth vaccine dose to people age 18 and over

January 27, 2022

JERUSALEM — A medical panel advising the Israeli government has recommended making fourth coronavirus vaccine doses available to people age 18 and over, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday, citing […]

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Dr Moshe Ashkenazi exclusive on how the new Omicron variant is affecting children in Israel

January 20, 2022

As the number of Omicron infections in Israel increase, WION’s Jodie Cohen spoke to Dr. Moshe Ashkenazi, Pediatric Pulmonologist and Deputy Director of Safra Children Hospital at Sheba Medical Center, […]

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Covid vaccine programs could end with third dose for most people, Israeli doctor predicts

January 19, 2022

Three vaccine doses are likely to provide sufficient long-term protection against severe Covid-19, a prominent Israeli doctor has said. Speaking to CNBC in a phone call, Professor Eyal Leshem, an […]

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COVID: Israel needs to prepare for surge in sick children – Ash

January 12, 2022

Health Ministry instructs medical centers to prepare for a high number of young patients. Hospitals should make preparations to accommodate a high number of children with coronavirus, Health Ministry Director-General […]

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