Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Health

Pentagon: Active Duty Infections Topped 1,000

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says the number of COVID-19 cases in the active duty force topped 1,000 over the weekend. There are a total of 1,132 confirmed cases as of Monday morni...

Watch: Bnei Brak Residents Under Siege, Cannot Leave Town To Buy Matzos

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BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — The city of Bnei Brak, which has the highest proportion of coronavirus patients in Israel, has been cordoned off from the rest of the Greater Tel Aviv area an...

Patients Rush To Join Studies Testing Drug For Coronavirus

BOSTON (AP) - The new coronavirus made Dr. Jag Singh a patient at his own hospital. His alarm grew as he saw an X-ray of his pneumonia-choked lungs and colleagues asked his wishes ...

Watch: Staff At Tel Aviv’s Ichilov Hospital Dance To Keep Their Spirits Up

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TEL AVIV (VINnews) — Staff at the emergency room of Ichilov hospital in Tel Aviv found a way to let off steam and keep up their spirits by performing a jolly dance.  

UK’s Johnson Remains In Charge Despite Hospitalization

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LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains in charge of the government despite being hospitalized in what his office described as a “precautionary step” after con...

With Worst To Come, 3 In 4 Us Hospitals Now Facing Covid-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three out of four U.S. hospitals surveyed are already treating patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, according to a federal report that finds hospitals e...

Queen Delivers Message Of Hope To UK Amid Virus Outbreak

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UNITED KINGDOM (AP) — Britain needed a message of hope Sunday. The queen delivered it. Queen Elizabeth II offered support to a country locked down in the coronavirus pandemic, p...

Boeing To Continue Production Shutdown Due To Coronavirus

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing said Sunday it will continue its shutdown of production indefinitely at its Seattle area facilities due to the spread of the coronavirus. The company in an...

Astronaut Jessica Meir Offers Advice On Isolation From The International Space Station

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jewish astronaut Jessica Meir has advice about how to stay mentally healthy while living in isolation, as the people on Earth she left behind last fall now are be...

‘Blood Libel’: Chareidi Workers Separated At Plant For Preparing COVID-19 Test Swabs

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Novamed, a Jerusalem-based company which prepares the swabs required for COVID-19 test kits announced Sunday that it was releasing its Chareidi workers to unp...

NY’s Death Count Nears 4,200, But There’s A Glimmer Of Hope

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NEW YORK (AP) — A slight dip in new coronavirus deaths in New York over the last 24 hours may be a glimmer of hope that the spread is slowing, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday as over...

URGENT! All Lakewood Poskim and the Doctors of Lakewood Issue Public Service Announcement

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by Rabbi Yair Hoffman THE FOLLOWING WAS SIGNED BY ALL 4 LAKEWOOD POSKIM AND NUMEROUS LAKEWOOD DOCTORS. The Poskim signed were Rabbi Yaakov Forchheimer, Rabbi Shmuel Felder, R...

Fauci: Coronavirus Could Become Seasonal

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WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci says there a very good chance the new coronavirus “will assume a seasonal nature” because it is unlikely to be under control globally. Fauci is di...

The Picturesque Spanish Town With Zero Cases Of COVID-19

CORDOBA, SPAIN (VINnews) — On a hilltop in Southern Spain overlooking a pretty lake lies the ancient fortress town of Zahara de la Sierra. The Moors and Christians fought over it i...

Surgeon General Warns US Of `Saddest Week’ And `9/11 Moment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surgeon General Jerome Adams offered some of the starkest warnings yet Sunday as he braced Americans for the worsening fallout from the new coronavirus, warning “...

No Covid-19 Testing At Home Yet But Quicker Options Coming

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Home testing for the new coronavirus may sound like a good idea, but U.S. regulators say it's still too risky. They've stopped companies that quickly launched ...

Boro Park: Tzanzer Rebbe Eulogizes His Mother While Wearing Protective Suit

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — The  wife of Rabbi Yekusiel Yehuda Halberstam of Tzanz-Klausenberg and mother of the present Tzanzer Rebbe, Rebbetzin Chaya Nechama Unger, passed away from cor...

Why Is There No Coronavirus In Yemen Or In The Village Of Ferrera-Erbognone, Lombardy?

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — The coronavirus has spread to over 200 countries worldwide, causing untold suffering and chaos, but there are still some places where it has failed to make any...

Police Stoned In Meah Shearim On Shabbat; 10 Arrested, 30 Fined

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Police forces entered Meah Shearim Friday night in order to enforce the health ministry's regulations and found tens of residents violating the regulations an...

Watch: Bnei Brak Residents Welcome Soldiers, Invite Them To Shabbos Meals

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BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — After the Israeli government decided to impose a total lockdown on Bnei Brak and declared it a "restricted zone" in order both to prevent the spreading of cor...