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Cannabis conference  / Photo: Yossi Biron "Cannabis exports were seen as election gimmick"

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, a consultant to medical cannabis firm Univo, regrets the delay on export permits.

Rami Levy  / Photo: Shlomi Yosef Rami Levy invests in 3D print meat co Meat-Tech

The Israeli company has raised NIS 20 million from investors to develop cultured meat for 3D printing.

probiotics, antibiotics, clinical trial, bacteria  image: Shutterstock PolyPid takes aim at Nasdaq once again

The company, which has  developed an implant for delayed release of antibiotics, plans an IPO at a $300 million valuation.

High-tech office / Photo: Shutterstock, Shutterstock.com Coronavirus could decimate Israeli startups - survey

65% of tech startups with ten or fewer employees say they won't last six months without additional finance.

Eran Taus / Photo: Sivan Farag Coronavirus assists Novolog's business strategy

CEO Eran Taus: The coronavirus pandemic actually strengthens our strategic plan for a transition to online medicine at home.

new immigrants Israel finally becomes a safe haven

Israel has become the safe haven that the Zionist founding fathers envisaged. They just weren't thinking about Covid-19.

Prof. Doron Lancet Covid-19 is all about the curve

Weizmann Institute molecular geneticist Prof. Doron Lancet thinks the nature of the virus, more than the lockdown, is causing infections to fall.

Moshe Bar SIman-Tov, Benjamin Netanyahu / Photo: Eyal Izhar, Globes Health Ministry must confront viral rumors

With misinformation causing confusion and harm, issuing updates and instructions is not enough.

Elderly Israel with a mask  / Photo: Shlomi Yosef , Globes "Isolation can be bigger killer for elderly than Covid-19"

Hadassah geriatric rehabilitation head Dr. Yoram Maaravi argues that isolation is a bigger threat to the elderly without underlying conditions than the virus itself.

Dr. Eyal Zimlichman  / Photo: Tamar Matsafi, Globes Sheba Chief Medical Officer: Ventilators can do harm

Dr. Eyal Zimlichman tells "Globes" the virus has two common types. Ventilators help heal the first but do harm with the second.

Ronni Gamzu Four conditions for ending lockdown

Souraski Medical Center (Ichilov Hospital) CEO Prof. Ronni Gamzu says Israel should end the lockdown providing four conditions can be met in the battle against Covid-19.

Kira Radinsky  / Photo: Eyal Izhar, Globes Diagnostic Robotics data predict spread of virus

Dr. Kira Radinsky has switched her data mining algorithms focus from consumer behavior with eBay to tracking Covid-19.

Coronavirus test in Chinese laboratory / Photo: Thomas Peter, Reuters, Reuters The medical equipment underworld

As countries compete for vital supplies in a market where speed is everything, Israel was hidebound and slow - until private enterprise stepped in.

Kiryat Yearim / Photo: Dudi Avitan Kiryat Yearim Local Council Kiryat Yearim successfully kicks coronavirus out

One ultra-Orthodox community near Jerusalem, at first badly hit by Covid-19, has been exemplary in stamping out the virus. "Globes" finds out how they did it.

Laboratory testing for coronavirus  / Photo: Ministry of Health, ira prohorov Only social distancing will keep COVID-19 at bay

Israeli experts tell "Globes" that the highly infectious coronavirus is a stubborn enemy and unlikely to disappear soon.

Prof. Yoram Lass  / Photo: Eyal Izhar, Globes Lockdown lunacy

Former Health Ministry chief Prof. Yoram Lass says governments can't halt viruses and the lockdown will kill more people from depression than the virus.

Disinfecting against the virus  / Photo: Yonhap Reuters , Reuters Curbing coronavirus - a tale of two countries

In contrast to Israel's draconian measures to tackle the virus outbreak, the UK is taking a more libertarian approach.

Netanyahu and Trump / Photo: Reuters Kevin Lamarque Israel closes borders, world cut off

US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agree over most things but their approach to the virus crisis could not have been more different.

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