Tagged COVID-19

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Has Israel just found the cure for Covid?

  By Abigail Klein Leichman Photo: Dr. Nadir Arber in his lab where EXO-CD24 was developed. Photo courtesy of Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. Even with Israel’s world-leading rollout of Covid-19 vaccinations, drugs to treat Covid patients are in desperate need across the world. Two such drugs developed in Israel show great promise in clinical…

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Educating in the era of COVID-19

There’s no doubt that next to frontline workers, teachers have had the most challenging year of their professional lives, having to shift from in-person to online learning in the blink of an eye. Still, teachers being the optimists they often are, rolled up their sleeves and soldiered on. We posed some questions to teachers about…

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She said yes! Now what?

You’re engaged – mazel tov! After the engagement usually comes the beginning of a joyful journey planning your wedding. That was until COVID-19 arrived and changed everything – rendering social gatherings, including weddings, nonexistent. Many couples have been impacted, countless weddings have been postponed, and although there’s a vaccine timeline on the horizon, when will…

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First COVID-19 vaccinations begin in Oregon

Article courtesy Associated Press Oregon hospitals administered the first coronavirus vaccines in the state Dec. 16 to nurses, respiratory therapists, housekeeping workers and other health care employees in high-risk jobs, marking the beginning of a broad vaccination campaign in a state that’s seen more than 1,200 COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began. Those vaccinated during…