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Medical : COVID-19 information - נגיף הקורונה

The current coronavirus acute respiratory disease has been named as coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19). The virus has been identified as a member of the family Coronaviridae. The virus was provisionally named as 2019-nCoV. Later it was re-named as "severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2" (SARS-CoV-2) by the Coronaviridae Study Group of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses.

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News reports
280,000 Vaccinated in the First Week of the Vaccination CampaignMinistry of Health2020-12-27
What We Need to Understand About Asymptomatic Carriers if We’re Going to Beat CoronavirusProPublica2020-04-02
רה"מ נתניהו ומנכ"ל משרד הבריאות בהצהרה לעומהPrime Minister Netanyahu2020-04-01
תדרוך בנושא קורונה בראשות מנכ"ל משרד הבריאות, משה בר סימן טובMinistry of Health2020-03-31
COVID-19 Community Mobility Report for IsraelGooogle2020-03-29
IDF Home Front Command opens hotels for patients recovering from COVID-19JNS2020-03-19
NBC News Broadcast - March 16NBC2020-03-16
NBC News Broadcast - March 11NBC2020-03-11
* Map of exposure to Corona patients in IsraelMinistry of Health* Current
* Global map of Coronavirus COVID-19 CasesJohns Hopkins* Current
Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease pandemic- Statistics & Factsstatista* Current
The Covid-19 TrackerSTAT* Current
* Map of home isolations in IsraelMinistry of Health* Current
COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports for all countriesGooogle* Current
חדשות בנושא מגיפת הקורונהINN* Current
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases Our World in Data* Current
Outbound and inbound air travel guidance and informationMinistry of Health* Current
Latest News on the Coronavirus Outbreak The Scientist
Coronavirus NewsJerusalem Post
מה נשתנה בשנת מגיפת הקורונה?הרב חיים ינץ
Coronavirus (COVID-19) NewsNIH

The strategic goal in dealing with a viral pandemic

Covid-19 pandemic: Flattening the curve of the spread of the infection

Google Doodle honoring researchers

Note that the two graphs on the upper right corner of the doodle signify flattening the curve of the pandemic.

Google Doodle honoring researchers

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