Professor Jonathan Halevy explains why Israelis should not be “too worried” about the second wave of the coronavirus

Professor Jonathan Halevy, the President of Shaare Zedek Medical Center shared, “People should not be too worried, but they have to keep social distancing,..If they increase [the] number of tests, increase epidemiological investigations, and we discover contacts of verified patients earlier, I believe we’ll hear good news quite soon, by which I mean the steep increase we’re seeing now will start to moderate…All in all the severity of the cases is less than in the previous wave, and it’s probably a combination of various things — a younger average age, which is why there are less severe cases, treatment, maybe the weather, and maybe the virus has become less virulent.”


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