Coronavirus Vaccine: When Will it be Ready?
Even at their most effective – and draconian – containment strategies have only slowed the spread of the respiratory disease Covid-19. With the World Health Organization finally declaring a pandemic, all eyes have turned to the prospect of a vaccine, because only a vaccine can prevent people from getting sick • Full Story
Israeli Minority Government Off the Table
Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz met on Tuesday with MKs from his Israel Resilience Party as well as with several MKs from Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid party and Moshe Ya’alon’s Telem party, and concluded that there is no chance to form a minority government supported by the predominantly Arab Joint List party • Full Story
Israeli Government Approves New Regulations
The Israeli government approved on Tuesday night emergency regulations to further restrict movement and curb the spread of coronavirus in Israel. Regulations include further reducing forays into public space, imposing liability on employers, closing non-essential stores, and imposing restrictions on public transport • Full Story
Beijing: Things Are Getting Back to Normal
“The factories are back in operation and exporting their products, and other countries are already receiving goods from China,” Rabbi Shimon Freundlich, Shliach of the Rebbe and Chief Rabbi of Beijing said “Things are getting back to normal, although there are still Chinese in quarantine – those who have recently returned from abroad” • Full Story