Saturday, May 28, 2022

Health

Watch: Police Helicopter Locates Minyan Without Social Distancing At Satmar Shul, Meah Shearim

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Despite the fact that most of the Chareidi public have internalized the inherent dangers in gathering even outdoors for minyan and maintain strict social dist...

108-Year-Old Survivor Of Spanish Flu Dies Of Coronavirus, 102-Year-Old Recovers

SALFORD, ENGLAND (VINnews) — A 108-year-old British woman who survived the 1918-1919 Spanish Flu succumbed to the coronavirus, according to a report by the Guardian newspaper. H...

City At Center Of China’s Virus Outbreak Gradually Revives

WUHAN, China (AP) — Shopkeepers in the city at the center of China's virus outbreak were reopening Monday but customers were scarce after authorities lifted more of the anti-virus ...

Trump Uses Wartime Act But Gm Says It’s Already Moving Fast

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DETROIT (AP) — Twelve days ago, General Motors put hundreds of workers on an urgent project to build breathing machines as hospitals and governors pleaded for more in response to t...

Rabbi Kessler Of Kiryat Sefer: Men Who Immerse In The Mikve Remain Contaminated

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KIRYAT SEFER (VINnews) — Rabbi Meir Kessler, the rabbi of Kiryat Sefer, published a sharp letter Sunday in which he explained why he had decided to cancel all minyanim in his town ...

Dozens More At Tennessee Nursing Home Have Virus; 2 Dead

TENNESSEE (AP) — An outbreak of the new coronavirus at a Tennessee nursing home has spread to dozens more of its residents and staff members, Gov. Bill Lee's office said Sunday nig...

Photo Of Health Care Workers Flying To Help NY Gets Love

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NEW YORK (AP) - A photo of health care professionals from Georgia on a Southwest plane on their way to help with the coronavirus outbreak in New York is getting lots of love online...

Israel: Nurses In Training Enlisted To Help With Corona Patients

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Given the anticipated shortages of hospital staff able to treat those infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Israeli Ministry of Health has asked nursing s...

Instacart Workers Seek Strike As Jobs Get Busier, Riskier

NEW YORK (AP) — A possible strike by Instacart workers highlights the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the grocery delivery business, where workers are worried about their saf...

Trump Says 2 Health Insurers Waiving Some Bills

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says two health insurers are waiving patient payments for coronavirus treatment. Both Cigna and Humana won’t require many of their customers ...

Trump Extends Federal Social Distancing Guidance For 30 Days As Scientists Warn Virus Continues To Spread

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rise in the U.S. The initi...

Sirens A Constant As NY State Near 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths

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NEW YORK (AP) - New Yorkers are hearing a constant wail of sirens as weary ambulance crews respond to a record volume of 911 calls, many from people experiencing symptoms of the co...

Detroit Auto Show Canceled, Center To Be Used As Hospital

DETROIT (AP) — The North American International Auto Show said that it will cancel its Detroit show because of the coronavirus pandemic and the center where it is held will likely ...

Israel Mulling Bnei Brak Quarantine After Police Report Difficulty Enforcing Lockdown

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — The Israeli government is considering placing the ultra-Orthodox city of Bnei Brak under quarantine, Israeli Finance Ministry director general Shai Babad told the...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Gathers Crowds In Brasilia

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro continues to defy calls from health officials looking to prevent gatherings that might spread the new coronavirus, posting video...

Hundreds At Church Flout Covid-19 Gatherings Ban

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CENTRAL, La. (AP) — Hundreds of people flouted Louisiana's COVID-19 ban on gatherings, coming on buses and in personal vehicles to the first of three Sunday services at their churc...

Italy’s Virus Cases Showing Signs Of Narrowing

SOAVE, Italy — The number of coronavirus cases in Italy showed signs of narrowing again, with officials expressing cautious optimism that the most severe shutdown in the industrial...

New York State Nears 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state's coronavirus death toll is nearing 1,000. The state accounts for more than 40% of coronavirus deaths in the U.S. The number of disease-related...

Hundreds Attend Bnei Brak Funeral Amid Criticism Of Lack Of Adherence To Social Distancing

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BNEI BRAK (VINnews) —Hundreds of people took part in a funeral procession in Bnei Brak early Sunday, jamming closely together in contravention of social distancing rules as police ...