Saturday, May 28, 2022

Health

For Italian Jews, The ‘Smell Of Death’ Is All Around

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MILAN (JTA) - At least twice a day, Micol Naccache breaks down in tears over what the coronavirus is doing to her city of Milan and its Jewish community. A high school teacher a...

WATCH: Rockland County Legislator Aaron Wieder Calls Out Rockland County Health Dept. For Issuing Violation Against A School That Is Actually Closed

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ROCKLAND COUNTY (VINnews) — Rockland County legislator Aaron Wieder released a video on Thursday, in which he calls out the Rockland County Health Department for issuing a violatio...

Analysis: Winners And Losers In Thursday’s Mad Political Upheaval In Israel

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — After a rollercoaster week in Israeli politics, Israel has gone from being a parliament without a government and governed by the judiciary to a government ind...

U.S. Army Sending 2 Field Hospitals To New York City, Start Operation Monday

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Army leaders said Thursday that two field hospitals are on their way to New York City and will be able to begin treating patients at the Javits Center on Monday. ...

Trump Has Megaphone, But States Control Virus Shutdowns

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has the biggest megaphone, but it's governors and local officials who will decide when to begin reopening their economies after shuttering ...

US Hospitals Rush To Find Beds For Surge Of Virus Patients

SEATTLE (AP) — With her due date fast approaching, Kelly McCarty packed a bag with nursing tops, a robe, slippers and granola bars. Last week's ultrasound, she said, showed “this b...

Death Toll Mounts As Israel Still Ill-Prepared For Spike In Coronavirus Patients

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Despite increasing the stringent regulations on the lockdown, Israel continues to count increasing numbers of coronavirus patients and the death toll has also...

NY Nurse Treating Coronavirus Patients Dies Of Virus

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NEW YORK (AP) — A health care worker at one of the New York City hospitals under siege by the coronavirus has died, according to coworkers and his sister. Kious Kelly, an assist...

New Telltale Sign Of COVID-19 Emerges At Life Care Center With 37 Victims From The Virus

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KIRKLAND,WASHINGTON (VINnews) — A new symptom of the coronavirus has emerged which could aid in identifying patients with the contagious disease.  Nurse Chelsey Earnest is a life c...

Many Businesses Cautious About Restarting Economy Amid Virus

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — President Donald Trump wants the country open for business by mid-April, but some experts warn it's not as easy as flipping a switch: Economies run on confi...

Could Chloroquine Treat Coronavirus? 5 Questions Answered About A Promising, Problematic And Unproven Use For An Antimalarial Drug

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NEW YORK (THE CONVERSATION/AP/Katherine Seley-Radtke, University of Maryland, Baltimore County) An Arizona man died, and his wife was hospitalized, after taking a form of chloroqui...

Cuomo: 3,800 Hospitalized In New York, 285 Dead

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ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state has climbed to 3,800, with close to 900 in intensive care. New York o...

They Already Had An Anxiety Disorder. Now Comes A Pandemic.

NEW YORK (AP) — At first, Jonathon Seidl wasn't worried about the coronavirus despite his anxiety disorder. But that changed. The 33-year-old digital media strategist from Dalla...

Rabbi Yeshayahu Englard, Brother Of Radzhiner Rebbe, Passes Away From Coronavirus

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NEW YORK (VINnews) —  Rabbi Yeshayahu Englard, the son of the previous Radzhiner Rebbe and brother of the current Rebbe, passed away Wednesday in Boro Park from the coronavirus at ...

The Deadly Polio Epidemic And Why It Matters For Coronavirus

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NEW YORK (THE CONVERSATION-AP) The fear and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic may feel new to many of us. But it is strangely familiar to those who lived through the...

Israel Publishes New Guidelines For Stricter Lockdown, Communal Prayer Forbidden Indoors

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JERUSALEM(VINnews) — Israel announced new guidelines for its closure which will be enforced as of 5 PM Wednesday. The new guidelines allow people to go out only for essential food ...

The Netherlands Is Ok With Citizens Being Exposed To The Coronavirus. That’s Both Reassuring And Terrifying To Me.

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AMSTERDAM (JTA-CNAAN LIPHSHIZ ) — Our Sunday in the park with the kids felt so normal that it was eerie. My wife, children and I were among hundreds of people enjoying the firs...

In Pandemic, Rumors Of Martial Law Fly Despite Reassurances

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NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans have been ordered to stay home. Businesses and schools are shuttered. And National Guard units have been activated in more than half the state...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Again Says Coronavirus Concern Overblown

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday stuck with his contention that concern about the new coronavirus is overblown, and accused Brazilian media of trying to st...