Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has tasked the country’s medical experts and scientists with creating a vaccine for the Wuhan corona virus. “I instructed the Biology Institute and the Health Ministry to undertake the creation of a vaccine for the new coronavirus,” he told Israeli media.
Netanyahu made the statement following a discussion held in Jerusalem on February 2 on stopping the spread of the new virus. “We have just concluded a deep and broad discussion with all members of the Israeli cabinet on how to fight the coronavirus outbreak,” Netanyahu said.
He said the main goal of the Israeli leadership at the current time was to “postpone” the corona virus’s entry into the country. “I say postpone, because its arrival is inevitable,” Netanyahu explained.
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