20 stories about Vaccine
Avichai Belitsky Youtiligent

Youtiligent’s smart appliance connector seeks to prevent vaccine spoilage

20.01.21|James Spiro
As the vaccine race continues, Youtiligent’s IoT connectivity solution aims to prevent dosage waste by tracking temperature levels during transit and distribution
תור חיסון קורונה כיכר רבין תל אביב

Human experimentation oversight committee wants to approve Israel-Pfizer data-sharing deal

19.01.21|Adrian Filut
Does research to examine Covid-19 vaccine’s effectiveness at achieving herd immunity risk citizens’ privacy?
מוסף שבועי 14.1.21 רון דיסקין

“We’re lucky that the mutations only affected the rate of infection, they could have created a far more violent virus”

16.01.21|Diana Bahur-Nir
Prof. Ron Diskin, an expert on deadly viruses, isn’t worried that the new Covid-19 vaccine will lose its effectiveness but is concerned about millennials’ cavalier attitude toward the disease
Nimrod Kozlovski

Israel can use medical data to defeat the virus without violating people’s privacy

11.01.21|James Spiro
In exchanging digitized healthcare data for vaccination shots, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu assured citizens their personal data is safe. Dr. Nimrod Kozlovski, Head of Tech and Regulation at HFN, shares his thoughts on the deal
תור חיסון קורונה כיכר רבין תל אביב

How is technology and data helping Israel become the first country to vanquish Covid-19?

10.01.21|Elihay Vidal
Israel is well on its way to vaccinating its entire adult population and in exchange for delivering millions of vaccine doses, the government has pledged to give drugmaker Pfizer medical data on the millions of vaccine recipients from the health system’s vast databases
תור למתן חיסון נגד קורונה 1

These are the key ingredients of Israel's rapid Covid-19 vaccine rollout recipe

Two weeks into its vaccination drive, Israel has reached nearly 15% of the population by paying premium prices, relying on universal healthcare, and minimizing waste
חיסון קורונה מודרנה covid-19

Moderna says the first shipments of its vaccines is set to arrive in Israel this month

The U.S. drugmaker says Israel is the first county outside of North America to authorize the use of its Covid-19 shots
קורונה חיסונים פייזר נמל התעופה או'האר שיקגו

2020 was not all doom and gloom: 8 positive takeaways from the past year

01.01.21|Calcalist Staff
From peace in the Middle East to the rise of telemedicine, Calcalist reporters highlight the positive aspects of the historic year and technology’s key role in them
מוסף שבועי 17.9.20 קורונה

“We needn’t be afraid of mutated British Covid-19 strain,” says senior Israeli researcher

22.12.20|Yoghev Carmel
“Scientists identified over 10,000 mutations in the coronavirus, and the existing vaccines can identify them and respond accordingly,” says Prof. Michal Linial
מימין רועי חרמוני רוית גבע גיא ריינר כנס מיקרוסופט בריאות

“The unlimited computing capabilities of cloud technology enabled the rapid development of Covid-19 vaccines”

20.12.20|Maayan Manela
Over the past year medical teams have been developing solutions for digital health at faster rates due to cloud technology, say leading professionals in Israeli health sector
נתב"ג קורונה עמדות בידוק

Netanyahu urges to seal the skies amid fears of coronavirus mutation

20.12.20|Calcalist, Ynet News
The Israeli prime minister said the price of shutting down air traffic was negligible compared to the risk of a new strain breaking out; Effectiveness of vaccines uncertain
בנימין נתניהו מקבל חיסון חיסונים שיבא תל השומר 2

No tracking chips in the vaccine: Facebook removes four Hebrew groups spreading misinformation

Justice Ministry battling attempts to mislead the public with 'Fake News' about sinister motives behind the national innoculation effort
            תחנת חיסון קורונה קופת חולים מכבי

Will the quickly developed vaccines deliver Covid-19 a knockout blow?

13.12.20|Sophie Shulman
An urgent global crisis, near-limitless funds, and a scientific development ripe for use combined to produce rapid results, but will today’s vaccines eradicate the pandemic?
מנות חיסון חיסונים פייזר קורונה

Survey: One-third of Israelis would prefer to take homegrown Covid-19 vaccine

10.12.20|James Spiro
The results come a day after America’s Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine touches down for distribution
בנימין נתניהו יולי אדלשטיין הגעה של מטוס DHL נתב"ג ישראל משלוח חיסון חיסונים נגד קורונה פייזר

First Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines land in Israel, Netanyahu plans to be first to receive it

Israel plans to start administering the doses on Dec. 20, distributor Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said
מנהל המכון הביולוגי נס ציונה פרופ' שמואל שפירא

“Excessive regulation” to blame for delay in Israeli Covid-19 vaccine says professor in charge

Director of the Israel Institute for Biological Research says vaccines will be distributed in the summer of 2021
מנת חיסון פייזר קורונה covid 19

How will Pfizer and Moderna protect their vaccine patent applications?

25.11.20|Adv. Ephraim Heiliczer
While regulatory exclusivity will effectively protect Covid vaccines for at least a decade in Europe and the U.S, they will be unprotected by regulatory exclusivity in Israel.
כיתוב אוניברסיטת ת"א פרופ גרשוני

New innovative vaccines by Moderna and Pfizer are safe, says top Israeli virologist

24.11.20|Yafit Ovadia
“There isn’t any need for alarm,” says virologist about new coronavirus vaccines
חיסון קורונה פייזר אילוסטרציה

After a coronavirus vaccine is approved, what happens next?

22.11.20|Sophie Shulman
On Dec. 10, the FDA is expected to announce whether it will approve Pfizer’s new vaccine, but 2 trillion people will not receive it until the end of 2021
חברת תרופות מודרנה חיסון קורונה מבוסטון מסוצ'סטס

40 years on, we can thank the Bayh Dole Act for enabling Covid-19 vaccines

20.11.20|Dov Greenbaum
The law effectively allows universities, small business, and non-profits to claim the ownership of patented inventions developed with US Federal research dollars