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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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Latest COVID-19 News


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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1st kids’ Omicron ward opens with classes, clowns, and doctors bracing for ‘war’

January 12, 2022

Beds likely to fill up within 2 weeks, says Sheba hospital ward director; pleads with parents not to be flippant about variant; says even if illness is mild, long COVID […]

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BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccine and correlates of humoral immune responses and dynamics: a prospective, single-centre, longitudinal cohort study in health-care workers

January 12, 2022

Yaniv Lustig 1 , Einav Sapir 2 , Gili Regev-Yochay 2 , Carmit Cohen 3 , Ronen Fluss 4 , Liraz Olmer 4 , Victoria Indenbaum 5 , Michal Mandelboim […]

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Israel rolls out Pfizer covid pill, using digital health records to identify those most at risk

January 11, 2022

JERUSALEM — As omicron infections surge, Israel has begun rolling out a newly approved Pfizer drug, using digital health records kept on nearly every citizen to identify those who are […]

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COVID vaccine does not cause infertility, Israeli study finds

January 5, 2022

Since the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was approved for use, there have been rumors that it can affect women’s fertility. Some anti-vaccine activists have espoused these claims. COVID vaccines do not affect […]

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Excerpt from Prime Minister Bennett’s Remarks at Sheba Medical Center

January 4, 2022

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett visited Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer. He visited the coronavirus ward control center where hospital Director General Prof. Yitshak Kreiss briefed him on the medical […]

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Israel begins studying the effectiveness of a 4th vaccine dose

December 28, 2021

An Israeli hospital on Monday began a study to test the safety and effectiveness of a fourth dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, as health officials continued to deliberate over rolling […]

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