Calcalist Tech: This Startup Wants to Fight Coronavirus With Soap and Water

Soapy Care develops smart sinks that incorporate computer vision analytics and IoT technologies to help people wash their hands more efficiently As fears surrounding the coronavirus continue to grow and the number of people forced into home-quarantine rises, Israeli startup Soapy...

Coronavirus and Nursing Homes – What Can Be Done?

In the United States alone, there are 5 million senior citizens in nursing homes. In Israel, the population of elderly, aged 65 and over, is growing rapidly. In 2017, the elderly population of Israel crossed the 1-million line, amounting to about 11.6% of the total population....

Rings and bracelets during COVID19, it’s time to take them off

We all know by now how important hand washing is, particularly during these times with the Coronavirus epidemic. As everyone is doing their best to avoid catching the virus, we’ve received many questions about wearing wristwatches and rings, and whether they might have a negative...

Staying at home during COVID-19? This wellness guide is just for you!

Coronavirus has strongly affected the lives of all of us and today a large number of people are forced to stay at home. Our company has prepared a small guide on how to stay mentally and physically healthy these days! Remote work during COVID-19 It is now difficult to find a...

Soapy decides to allow it’s employees to work remotely

Soapy decides to allow its employees to work from home, but still fights Covid-19 in the front! Our CEO Max Simonovsky decided to allow employees at Soapy to work remotely. This decision was made 10 days ago (March 5th). Even though we are working remotely, our team was...

Its time for SCIENCE – Deadly viruses are no match for plain, old soap — here’s the science behind it

Soap works better than alcohol and disinfectants at destroying the structure of viruses Why does soap work so well on the new coronavirus and, indeed, most viruses? Because it is a self-assembled nanoparticle in which the weakest link is the lipid (fatty) bilayer. That sounds...

Washing and killing tough viruses

21-century the new Pandemic Age As many biology scientists will say, humanity is just a step, a second, a blink in the microbiology history book. These days the world is looking for something that can give a solution, a fightback the new Coronavirus – the COVID19. However, it...

Want to protect yourself from Coronavirus? So first, make your working environment safe!

How much time do we all spend at work, shaking our hands with friends or colleagues, using shared bathrooms or eating together? The answer is enough! Enough time to be exposed to the environment, where Coronavirus can be beaten if your employer will act right. We are at Soapy gathered...

CNN – The best prevention against the coronavirus is still washing your hands

(CNN)When it comes to novel coronavirus protection, face masks are futile. There isn’t a vaccine yet. So the best way to prevent transmission of the novel coronavirus is washing your hands — thoroughly — with soap and water, according to the Centers for Disease...

BLOOMBERG: How to Avoid Coronavirus on Flights | Forget Masks, Says Top Airline Doctor

Forget face masks and rubber gloves. The best way to avoid the coronavirus is frequent hand washing, according to a medical adviser to the world’s airlines. The virus can’t survive long on seats or armrests, so physical contact with another person carries the greatest risk of...

Coronavirus – what we know about it and how we can protect ourselves from getting ill?

According to the World Health Organisation Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus...