Science minister to host virus conference with counterparts in 18 countries

Science Minister Izhar Shay will host an online conference Tuesday with his counterparts in 18 other countries to discuss the coronavirus.

“During the conference, the science ministers will share knowledge about their countries’ efforts against the coronavirus including pioneering research and innovative medical technological developments,” a statement from the Science and Technology Ministry says.

“The participating countries will sign a joint declaration on international scientific cooperation regarding the coronavirus and creating channels for joint research between the countries.”

The countries are: Argentina, Belarus, Brazil, Bulgaria, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Italy, Peru, Poland, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden. The conference will be broadcast on YouTube.


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