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Israel invests in new solar energy

pv-magazine.com Israel’s plan to recover from Covid-19 crisis includes 2 GW of new solar The country also intends to continue the procurement exercise for the Dimona solar power plant in the Negev desert. The Israeli government also will try to … Continue reading

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Early warning for next outbreak

Israel is working on early warning system for next outbreak. timesofisrael.com Down the tubes: How Israel’s poop may help prevent second coronavirus wave Scientists say analyzing sewage from across the nation can help pinpoint infection areas and nip new cases … Continue reading

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Investigation of Wuhan virus lab

nypost.com NIH investigating Wuhan lab at center of coronavirus pandemic “There are now allegations that the current crisis was precipitated by the release from WIV of the coronavirus responsible for COVID-19. Given these concerns, we are pursuing suspension of WIV … Continue reading

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Israeli researchers want lockdown to end

timesofisrael.com End all restrictions, they were unnecessary, Hebrew University researchers say The message of the final report, “How to Manage the COVID-19 Pandemic without Destroying the Economy,” sharply contrasts with that of the government. By Nathan Jeffay, April 27, 2020 … Continue reading

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Virus declining not spreading

timesofisrael.com The end of exponential growth: The decline in the spread of coronavirus Given that the evidence reveals that the Corona disease declines even without a complete lockdown, it is recommendable to reverse the current policy and remove the lockdown. … Continue reading

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Research goals at WIV

english.whiov.cas.cn Brief Introduction-Wuhan Institute of Virology “The ultimate objective in this area is to reveal the mechanism(s) for virus replication (including virus entry, viral genome replication, virion assembly and release) and to elucidate the pathogenesis of major viral diseases.” Reprinted … Continue reading

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Faster coronavirus test developed

eurekalert.org New coronavirus test that is eight times faster can help locate asymptomatic carriers “The initial results are very promising, and we are validating the method. Experience shows us that the way to slow down the spread of the pandemic … Continue reading

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Israel and USA cooperate on COVID-19

fdd.org  COVID-19 and the Need for Enhanced U.S.-Israel Technology Cooperation In recognition of Israel’s role as a global hub of biotech excellence, billions of dollars in foreign investment have flowed to Israeli firms and research institutions over the past decade. … Continue reading

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