TAU Study: COVID-19 Not Transmitted By Bats
A new Tel Aviv University study rejects assertions that the origin of the COVID-19 outbreak is in bats. According to the study, the species did not transmit the first strain of the virus to humans because of its highly effective immune system that easily fights viruses considered lethal for other mammals. Many viruses carried by […]
September 05, 2022
SaNOtize Ramps Up Anti-COVID Nasal Spray Production To Keep Up With Demand
SaNOtize is increasing production in Israel and beyond as it attempts to keep up with international demand for its Enovid nasal spray.
November 30, 2021
Israeli Drug Cuts COVID Deaths By 70% In Small Study, Company Says
Phase II trial of MesenCure among 30 patients with serious coronavirus cases shows almost all lived and had shorter hospital stays than controls, but expert says more data needed.
November 28, 2021
88 Patients, 0 Intubated: Israeli ‘Precision’ COVID Drug Wraps Up Early Trial
Placebo study still to come, but inventor says medication ‘could be a game changer’ as most trial participants released from hospital in 5 days.
August 08, 2021
SaNOtize To Launch Anti-COVID Nasal Spray In India, Asian Markets
SaNOtize signed a deal with India's Glenmark Pharmaceuticals to market and sell their Nitric Oxide Nasal Spray (NONS) in India, Vietnam, and more.
August 03, 2021
Waste Not: Israeli Study Finds Sharp Uptick In Residential Waste Volume During Pandemic
The drastic changes that characterized our lives during the initial phases of the pandemic were also reflected in our waste, according to new research.
July 28, 2021
Israeli Pharma Firm Says Nasal Spray Found Highly Effective Against COVID-19, Variants
Nasus Pharma developed the Taffix nasal gel which it says blocked SARS-CoV-2 and its British and South African variants in in vitro studies.
April 22, 2021
Destination Israel: Travelers May Soon Be Planning Their 1st Post-Pandemic Trip
After a year of COVID, travelers are looking – and booking – trips they hope to make in the coming months, and Israel is one of the top global destinations.
March 25, 2021
SaNOtize Begins Production Of Anti-COVID Nasal Spray In Israel
The Health Ministry gave interim approval to sell the spray to people aged 12 and over; UK clinical trial shows promising results.
March 23, 2021
How Climate, And COVID-19, Affects Health Of Diabetics
Israeli scientists draw a link between COVID-19 lockdowns and harmful secondary damage to people with diabetes.
March 09, 2021
Web Creator Wix Revenue Jumps To Almost $1B As Virus Sends Firms Online
Tel Aviv-based company posts 2020 revenue of $989 million in ‘phenomenal year’; net loss for year widens to $216 million vs net loss of $86 million in 2019 as costs jump.
February 21, 2021
How Israel’s Startup Nation Ethos Propelled Its World-Leading Vaccination Drive
The speed of Israel's coronavirus vaccine program is directly connected to its emergence as a tech superpower, says OurCrowd's Jon Medved.
February 07, 2021
Israel Drops To 7th Spot In 2021 Bloomberg Index Of Innovative Countries
Israel retained the top spot for research and development intensity, and regained the top rank for research concentration.
February 03, 2021
Israel Pilots ‘Tourist Island’ In Eilat With COVID Tests, Checkpoints
A family road trip to Eilat, with its beautiful Red Sea beaches and diving spots, took some planning but the vacation feel was well worth it.
November 29, 2020
Clinical Trial For Israeli COVID-19 Vaccine Gets Underway As 1st Volunteer Inoculated
Segev Harel, 26, from northern Israel, becomes the first Israeli volunteer to get the coronavirus vaccine developed by the Israel Institute for Biological Research.
November 01, 2020