Tracking COVID-19 in Ohio
How Ohioans are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic
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The latest news from Ohio
Republican-sponsored legislation will seek to prohibit the Ohio government from instituting … Read more
After months of increasing vaccination rates and declining coronavirus cases, infections are again going up in Ohio. Read more
An estimated 37,000 to 43,000 American children lost a parent to COVID-19 as of February, ac… Read more
The 2021 Ohio State Fair will not be open to the general public this summer due to public he… Read more
Franklin County was placed on the watch list on the Ohio Public Health Advisory System April… Read more
Sixteen Ohio House Republicans, six of whom have publicly announced their declination to take a COVID-19 vaccine, proposed legislation Tuesday to build legal protections for people who decline vaccinations. Read more
A group representing Asian American neighbors of Ohio’s Republican lieutenant governor said … Read more
The Ohio State University’s first in-person commencements since the COVID-19 pandemic began … Read more
To Ohio lawmaker Kris Jordan, the mask requirement and the roll out of optional COVID-19 vaccines are two steps toward an American genocide like that of the Holocaust during World War II. Read more
The latest coronavirus headlines
Randi Weingarten was responding to parents who have been criticizing teachers who are resistant to resuming in-person learning due to possible exposure to COVID-19.
The post Teachers union president draws criticism for saying Jews ‘part of ownership class’ appeared first on JNS.org. Read more
With 56 percent of its citizens vaccinated and another 15 percent recovered, Israel may be the first country where people who are immune protect those who aren’t.
The post Israel may have achieved herd immunity against COVID-19 appeared first on JNS.org. Read more
The results indicated contradictory trends: a decrease in physical violence due to lockdowns to help stop the spread of COVID-19, and an increase in accusations against the Jews, who were allegedly responsible for the global coronavirus and its disastrous results.
The post Kantor Antisemitism Report for 2020 reflects Jew-hatred, tropes exacerbated by pandemic appeared first on JNS.org. Read more
“We currently have a little over 300 daily COVID cases. This is a very significant decline,” says Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis, head of Public Health at the Israeli Health Ministry.
The post Senior Israeli health official says virus is ‘dying out,’ credits vaccine appeared first on JNS.org. Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said he's bumping up his deadline by two weeks for sta… Read more
Citing a lack of test kits, Gaza Health Ministry officials say there are likely four undiagnosed cases for every one identified.
The post UK COVID-19 variant spreading in Gaza, say Palestinian health officials appeared first on JNS.org. Read more
The vaccine most widely used in Israel is only moderately less effective against the South African strain, say Ben-Gurion University researchers.
The post Pfizer vaccine found effective against COVID-19 variants appeared first on JNS.org. Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Add travel to the activities vaccinated Americans can safely enjoy again, ac… Read more
JERUSALEM (AP) — After spending much of the past year in lockdown, Tel Aviv makeup artist Ar… Read more
The walk will be followed by an online memorial ceremony with the first torch of remembrance lit by Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin.
The post March of the Living virtual event to honor medical profession, past and present appeared first on JNS.org. Read more
Pfizer announced Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids… Read more
Israelis jump at the chance to spend the Passover holiday at the popular tourist destination.
The post Taba crossing to Sinai reopens after year of COVID-19 closure appeared first on JNS.org. Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and a top health official warned Monday that too many … Read more
JERUSALEM (AP) — A year ago, Giordana Grego's parents spent Passover at home in Israel, alon… Read more
GENEVA (AP) — A joint World Health Organization-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says … Read more
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