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Ran Poliakine Second US short-seller investment firm pans Nano-X

Despite scathing attacks from Muddy Waters and Citron, investor SK Telecom says it continues to back the Israeli CT scan developer.

Testing station  / Photo: Magen David Adom spokesperson Nearly 7,000 test positive for Covid-19 for second-straight day

52,839 tests were carried out yesterday with a new record of 12.9% of the tests proving positive for the virus.

Coronavirus regulations enforcement / Photo: Shlomi Yosef , Globes Israel's cabinet imposes two-week full lockdown

All businesses, the public sector and synagogues will close and prayers and demonstrations will be limited to 20 people outdoors.

Luis Voloch and Noam Solomon / Photo: PR The startup databasing our immune system

Immunai helps drug companies make immune therapies more accurate and customized.

V-Wave clean room  / Photo: Erez Rosenfeld Cardiovascular device co V-Wave raises $28m

The Israeli company is developing proprietary, minimally invasive interatrial shunt devices for treating patients with severe symptomatic heart failure and pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Coronavirus testing  / Photo: Rabin Medical Center Spokesperson Daily new coronavirus cases reach record in Israel

6,782 people were found to have the disease yesterday, 11.6% of those tested. The government will consider further restrictions today.

Laboratory trials Precision oncology co Novellus raises $57m

The Israeli company’s lead program PLX-8394 is a BRAF inhibitor with a differentiated mechanistic profile.

Covid-19 test drive-in  / Photo: Magen David Adom spokesperson Cabinet mulls tighter lockdown as infections stay high

Nearly 4,000 people in Israel tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday, with the number of seriously ill patients and fatalities rising fast.

Cancerous cells Photo: Shutterstock Prostate cancer protection co BioProtect raises $25m

The Israeli company says that the ProSpace balloon spacer helps reduce radiation therapy risks by pushing the prostate away from the rectum.

Digital health Israeli pain monitoring co Medasense raises $18m

The company's technology uses a multi-parametric sensor platform and advanced AI algorithms to convert complicated data into a patient's "Signature of Pain."

Digital health  / Photo: Shutterstock Covid-19 has let digital health prove itself

DLA Piper partner Danny Tobey, Tamar Tavory of Yigal Arnon & Co., and Igentify CEO Doron Behar came together in a webinar to discuss trends and opportunities in the health tech market.

Coronavirus test / Photo: Reuters Three days into lockdown, Covid-19 still spreading rapidly

Fewer tests have been carried out in Israel because of the Rosh Hashanah holiday, but the proportion of positive results is high.

Elad Walach  / Photo: Guy Schreiber , PR Israeli AI radiology co Aidoc raises $20m

Aidoc’s comprehensive suite of AI solutions for radiology includes six FDA-cleared products for flagging acute abnormalities directly in the radiology workflow.

Ran Poliakine / Photo: LUZ Corporate Photography Citron slams Nano-X Imaging as a fraud

The US activist short-seller researcher says that the Israeli company, currently worth $1.7 billion on Nasdaq, has invented fake customers and is a 'stock promotion' on the way to zero.

Medigate founders  / Photo: Medigate Israeli medical device security co Medigate raises $30m

Medigate will use the funds to further its vision of becoming healthcare’s security and clinical analytics company.

Corona testing  / Photo: Magen David Adom spokesperson Record 5,000 new Covid-19 cases in Israel on Tuesday

The exponential growth in new cases comes 72 hours before Israel goes into a three-week lockdown on Friday at 2pm.

CardiacSense  / Photo: CardiacSense website Israeli health tech co CardiacSense teams with UAE distributor

CardiacSense has developed a wristwatch for remote monitoring of vital signs.

Gil Sheratzky and Ori Gilboa / Photo: Eyal Izhar, Globes "Covid-19 has better PR, but texting while driving is deadlier"

SaverOne claims to have the long-sought solution to drivers being distracted by their phones. Now it's up to the regulators.

Gilad Glick / Photo: Eyal Izhar, Globes As sleep patients stay home, Itamar Medical's time arrives

Covid-19 has made sleep clinics risky, which is where Itamar Medical's disposable home sleep apnea diagnosis kit comes in.

Yaneer Bar-Yam / Photo: PR "Israel can eradicate Covid-19 within weeks"

Complex systems expert Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam believes "flattening the curve" is immoral and futile, and that we have a better choice.

Laboratory testing for coronavirus  / Photo: Ministry of Health, PR Israeli tech collaborates on Covid-19 challenges

As Covid-19 rages, companies with solutions meet hospitals with problems on digital health community platform HealthIL.

Naftali Bennett  / Photo: Alex Kolomoisky, Yedioth Ahronoth Bennett benefits as gov't stumbles on Covid-19

In opposition, Naftali Bennett has gained popularity with policies to combat the virus, and is unscathed from his role in the government, which opened the economy.

Amnon Shashua / Photo: Rafi Kotz, Globes Amnon Shashua: No need for another lockdown

The Intel SVP tells "Globes" that the million Israelis with underlying conditions who are endangered by Covid-19 should be given special protection.

Dr Eliav Barr "I don't care who wins, as long as we get a vaccine"

MSD executive Dr. Eliav Barr describes his company's coronavirus vaccine strategy, and possible threats to come.

Gil Kerbs / Photo: private photo AI in the kitchen

Founder Gil Kerbs tells "Globes" about Newt and its personalized nutrition app, which provides motivation as well as menus.

Kare Schultz / Photo: Cadya Levy, Globes Teva at the double

Good results, falling debt and Covid-19 have all contributed to the Israeli drugmaker's share price nearly doubling since March.

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.

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