Covid-19: despite vaccines, Israel fears re-containment


DECRYPTION – The Hebrew state, faced with a new increase in contamination, is considering a general reconfiment.

From Jerusalem

Israel lives in fear of a fourth general lockdown. After appearing at the start of the pandemic as a model to follow for vaccination, the Hebrew state has been facing a wave of contaminations for several weeks which exceeds 8,000 new cases per day, the highest level since early February. This figure would be equivalent to 63,000 infected daily across the French population. And hospitalizations are on the rise again. The authorities have yet put the package.

Israel has again played the pioneering role by being the first country in the world to resort to a third dose of vaccine, mostly supplied by Pfizer, for the over-50s and medical staff. Over 1 million people received this additional injection in two weeks. On the first data from the Ministry of Health, people who have received a third injection are two and a half times better protected than those who have only had two

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