Sunday, December 4, 2022

Health

A Disconnect Between Trump and Health Officials on Virus

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Whom to believe on the coronavirus threat — the president saying one thing or the public health officials standing beside him and saying something a little differ...

NY Gov.: Jewish Family Wife, Children, Neighbor of Westchester Coronavirus Victim Also Test Positive, Taking State to 6 Cases

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NEW YORK (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the wife, two children and a neighbor of a New York lawyer who is hospitalized in critical condition with COVID-...

Coronavirus Confirmed In YU As Student Tests Positive

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — As reported yesterday by VINnews, a Yeshiva University student was under quarantine after being suspected of contracting the coronavirus. Today it has unfor...

JUST IN: Israel Tells All From High School to Quarantine

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli health authorities have ordered everyone from a regional high school and dozens of soccer fans into home quarantine after their possible exposure to a teen...

Italian Media: Government Orders Schools Closed Nationwide Through Mid-March to Contain Coronavirus Outbreak

ROME (AP) - Italian media say the Italian government has ordered schools nationwide to close for the next two weeks to limit the spread of the coronavirus, but the country's educat...

BREAKING: Pesach Program Cancelations Over Coronavirus

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NEW YORK (JTA) — For the past three years, Esther Possick and her son have avoided the hassle of hosting Passover at their Long Island home by traveling to kosher hotels in foreign...

Mark Zuckerberg Addresses Facebook’s Role Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

MENLO PARK, CA (VINnews) — Mark Zuckerberg has spoken out amid the coronavirus outbreak, to address Facebook's role amid the coronavirus outbreak. In a Facebook post on Tuesday ...

Mild Now, Wild Later? UK Prepares For Severe Virus Spread

LONDON (AP) — British authorities laid out plans Tuesday to confront a COVID-19 epidemic, saying that the new coronavirus could spread within weeks from a few dozen confirmed cases...

Passover in the Time of Coronavirus: Cancellations Mount at Kosher Resorts

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NEW YORK (JTA) — For the past three years, Esther Possick and her son have avoided the hassle of hosting Passover at their Long Island home by traveling to kosher hotels in foreign...

Tensions Rise As U.S. Death Toll From Coronavirus Reaches 9

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SEATTLE (AP) — Tensions over how to contain the coronavirus escalated Tuesday in the United States as the death toll climbed to nine and lawmakers expressed doubts about the govern...

Lawmakers Close In On $7.5B Measure To Battle Coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are finalizing a $7.5 billion emergency bill to fund the government's response to the coronavirus outbreak, in a burst of bipartisan cooperation that's ...

2 Yeshiva University Students Suspected Of Catching Coronavirus

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NEW YORK (JTA) — Two Yeshiva University students are in self-quarantine as a precaution after potential exposure to coronavirus. According to an all campus alert sent by the uni...

Yeshiva Parent Confirmed with Coronavirus; Three Westchester-area Orthodox Jewish Schools Close for the Day

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NEW YORK (VINnews-Sandy Eller) — An Orthodox Jewish man has been hospitalized with coronavirus, prompting the closure of three local yeshivas. In a Tuesday morning news conferen...

More Testing Sheds Light On How Virus Is Spreading In US

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SEATTLE (AP) — An increase in testing for the coronavirus began shedding light Monday on how the illness has spread in the United States, including among nursing home residents in ...

Authorities Confirm New Hampshire’s 1st Case Of Coronavirus

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A hospital employee who recently traveled to Italy is the first person in New Hampshire to test positive for the new coronavirus, state officials said Monday. ...

Factories Expand Despite Virus, Though Deliveries Slow

WASHINGTON (AP) — American factories expanded in February for the second straight month, despite disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The winning streak, however, may pr...

Media Faces Challenges In Covering Coronavirus Outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) — Covering the coronavirus story requires careful navigation and constant attention. News organizations trying to responsibly report on the growing health crisis a...

Virus Kills Member Of Council Advising Iran’s Supreme Leader

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A member of a council that advises Iran's supreme leader died Monday after falling sick from the new coronavirus, state radio reported, becoming the first top o...

Authorities Announce 2nd Coronavirus Death In US

SEATTLE (AP) — Health officials in Washington state said Sunday night that a second person had died from the coronavirus — a man in his 70s from a nursing facility near Seattle whe...

Study: Coronavirus May Have Been Around Seattle For Weeks

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SEATTLE (AP) — The coronavirus may have been circulating for weeks undetected in Washington state, a preliminary finding that could mean hundreds of undiagnosed cases in the state ...