Israel’s Ministry of Health Shelves MyHeritage’s Covid-19 Testing Lab
On Sunday, Calcalist reported that the company was hiring 150 people to work at the lab, that was meant to help Boost Israel’s diagnosis efforts by 10,000-20,000 a day
Meir Orbach | 12:26 01.04.2020
Israel’s Ministry of Health decided to freeze genealogy company MyHeritage Ltd.’s plans to open an expedited coronavirus (Covid-19) testing lab in Israel next week, according to several familiar with the matter who spoke to Calcalist on condition of anonymity. The ministry did not disclose its reasons, and some of these people stated MyHeritage was not party to the decision. Israel’s Ministry of Health has yet to respond to Calcalist’s request for comment. reported that the company was hiring 150 personnel for the lab.