From Times of Israel: Health Minister Yuli Edelstein on Sunday said he had recommended reimposing restrictions on public gatherings and events, warning that Israel was at the “beginning of a second wave” of coronavirus infections.

The comments came after a meeting of the so-called coronavirus cabinet that convened to discuss possible new regulations ended earlier in the day without decisions, and with the Health Ministry and other ministers reportedly at loggerheads over the scope of restrictions that should be implemented, if at all, as virus cases rise.

The ministerial discussion is to resume on Monday. CLICK on here to read more.

Recovered COVID patients are baffling doctors with complaints of freak pains, lungs that just won’t get back to normal, and a range of incapacitating psychological issues.

“What we are seeing is very frightening,” Gabriel Izbicki of Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center told The Times of Israel. “More than half the patients, weeks after testing negative, are still symptomatic.”

Izbicki is working on a study which involves follow-up with patients who were in hospitals or coronavirus hotels, looking at the after-effects of the virus, and trying to understand why patients continue to suffer long after being confirmed negative. “There is very little research about the mid-term affect of coronavirus,” he said, adding that it is much needed to guide doctors. CLICK on here to read more.

Comments are closed.