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Coronavirus: Israeli experts working on BREATHALYSER test (source — ) 20/10/2020 21:21:34

Israeli researchers say they have identified Covid-19 biomarkers in sufferers breath. But the UK is streets ahead and has already started trials of a breath test for the virus (left - the test kit).

How a BREATHALYSER could tell if you have coronavirus (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 20/10/2020 21:02:36

Israeli researchers say they have identified Covid-19 biomarkers in sufferers breath. But the UK is streets ahead and has already started trials of a breath test for the virus (left - the test kit).

Video: UAE government delegation heads to Israel on first official visit (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 20/10/2020 12:46:56

Israeli officials said the five-hour visit would be restricted to the airport due to coronavirus concerns.

Palestinian official Erekat in critical, stable condition (source — www.independent.co.uk) 20/10/2020 11:35:27

The family of senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat said he remained in critical but stable condition in an Israeli hospital after he was infected with the coronavirus

Covid-infected Palestinian official 'critical' in Israeli hospital (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 20/10/2020 01:01:00

The 65-year-old had tested positive for Covid-19 on October 9.

Palestinian official Saeb Erekat ‘in critical condition’ (source — www.independent.ie) 19/10/2020 18:34:44

Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat was in critical condition and breathing with a ventilator on Monday due to Covid-19, according to the Israeli hospital treating him.

Hospital: Palestinian official Erekat in critical condition (source — www.independent.co.uk) 19/10/2020 17:12:49

An Israeli hospital says senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat is in critical condition and breathing with a ventilator after his coronavirus infection worsened overnight

As lockdown eases, Israelis again gather against Netanyahu (source — www.independent.co.uk) 17/10/2020 22:46:49

Thousands of Israelis are demonstrating outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, resuming the weekly protest against the Israeli leader after emergency restrictions imposed...

My Kids Asked Me If I'd Ever Done Cocaine. Here's What I Told Them (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 17/10/2020 08:00:04

“Have you ever done cocaine?” The inflection of my son’s voice when he asked me that question was as if he had asked me to pass the peas, but his eyes were fixed on mine, waitin...

Police raid Israeli wedding for breaking Covid restriction rules and drag away bride's brother (source — ) 15/10/2020 19:59:18

Video footage shows police in Israel, who were called to shut down a wedding party in the West Bank settlement of Givat Zeet, leading the bride's brother away in handcuffs.

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death